MilliporeSigma to make Elypta liquid biopsy kits
February 18, 2020 -- MilliporeSigma has signed an agreement with Swedish molecular diagnostics company Elypta to be the contract manufacturer for Elypta's clinical diagnostic liquid biopsy kits.
Thermo Fisher, NanoPin partner on infectious disease tech
February 13, 2020 -- Thermo Fisher Scientific will partner with infectious diseases diagnostic company NanoPin Technologies to develop workflows for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.
Catalent completes acquisition of MaSTherCell
February 12, 2020 -- Catalent announced on February 11 that it has completed its acquisition of MaSTherCell Global, improving Catalent's position in the field of advanced biotherapeutics.
GenapSys launches sequencer in Asia, lands new funding
February 12, 2020 -- GenapSys has launched its gene sequencer in the Asia-Pacific region and garnered $75 million in financing to support its international expansion.
Arbor offers NGS coronavirus panel to researchers for free
February 12, 2020 -- Arbor Biosciences announced on February 12 that it will release its myBaits Expert hybridization-based panel for detecting infection with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The next-generation sequencing (NGS) panel will be offered free of charge to global researchers helping to identify the source organism and evolution of the virus.
WHO officially names coronavirus disease COVID-19
February 12, 2020 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on February 11 announced an official designation for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), naming the condition COVID-19.
ERS Genomics licenses CRISPR tech to Aelian
February 11, 2020 -- ERS Genomics announced on February 11 that it has entered an agreement to license its portfolio of CRISPR technology to Aelian Biotechnology.
MilliporeSigma unveils BrightLab for research scientists
February 11, 2020 -- MilliporeSigma has introduced BrightLab, a cloud-based inventory management and instrument connectivity platform for research scientists.
Trump's 2021 budget calls for 8% NIH cut
February 11, 2020 -- U.S. President Donald Trump on February 10 released a proposed budget for 2021 that includes an 8% cut in funding to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), proposing a 2021 budget of $38 billion, compared with the $41.4 billion for 2020.
X-Chem, ALK partner on allergy drug discovery
February 5, 2020 -- X-Chem announced on February 5 a new drug discovery partnership with ALK-Abelló A/S. The collaboration will focus on the discovery of small-molecule drug products to treat a broad range of allergies.
Conferences
2nd Annual BioIT World Conference & Expo West
March 1-4
San Francisco, California United States
BioProcess International US West
March 9-12
Santa Clara United States
Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2020
March 30 - April 3
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of United Kingdom
Experimental Biology 2020
April 4
San Diego, California United States
BioProcess International Europe
April 28 - May 1
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland Netherlands
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