The History Of The Microplate

The First Microplate The well plate or microplate was created in 1951 by Hungarian physician, scientist, and inventor Dr. Gyula Takátsy, who hand-machined 6 rows of 12 “wells” out of Poly(methyl methacrylate (PMMA) or more commonly know by its trade name as Lucite. PMMA  was developed in 1928 in various labs by multiple chemists and became commercially … Continue reading The History Of The Microplate