Thermo Fisher posts 5% higher sales in Q4
Lab and scientific instruments manufacturer Thermo Fisher Scientific posted revenues for the fourth quarter of 2019 that were up 4.9%, while net income also grew. Read More
Berkeley Lights launches Culture Station for faster cell processing
Berkeley Lights has announced the launch of Culture Station, a modular cell culture instrument that increases workflow capacity of optofluidic platforms, specifically the company's Beacon and Lightning systems. Read More
Zuckerberg group gives $1.3M to bioimaging network
A foundation run by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife has awarded over $1.3 million to support Global BioImaging, an international network of bioimaging research facilities. Read More
U.K. scientists recognized for bioprocessing work
Two scientists from the U.K. were recognized for their contributions to the bioprocessing and biologics manufacturing sector at a recent conference. Read More
Krystal expands commercial gene therapy production
Krystal Biotech on January 24 announced the beginning of construction on its second commercial gene therapy facility in Findlay Township in Pennsylvania. The facility will have the capacity to produce commercial gene therapy medicines for a variety of rare diseases. Read More
Agilent unveils SureSelect DNA kit
Agilent Technologies has debuted SureSelect XT HS2, a DNA kit designed to help laboratories prepare DNA sequencing libraries for cancer and genetics research. Read More
Thermo Fisher launches new compressor-free plate sealer
Thermo Fisher Scientific has released its ALPS 5000 plate sealer and is showing the product at the 2020 Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening meeting in San Diego. Read More
Researchers present data on long-term vagus implant in mice
Data from the first successful long-term vagus nerve stimulation implant in a mouse was reported last week at the 2020 North American Neuromodulation Society annual meeting by researchers from the Feinstein Institutes of Medical Research at Northwell Health. The successful implementation of this technology could provide game-changing therapies for multiple chronic diseases. Read More
Eveotec, Indivumed partner on novel lung cancer therapies
Evotec and Indivumed announced on January 23 a partnership to collaborate on drug discovery and development of novel therapies for non-small cell lung cancer. The goal of the collaboration is to provide highly effective precision medicine treatments for patients. Read More
HighRes, Novo Nordisk work on robotic drug discovery
Life science robotics company HighRes Biosolutions and global healthcare company Novo Nordisk plan to design a robotic platform for high-throughput biologics engineering and characterization of potential drug discovery candidates. Read More
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