New COVID-19 R&D initiatives announced
April 15, 2020 -- A series of new initiatives aims to simplify scientific literature discovery and acquisition during the COVID-19 crisis, according to Research Solutions. These products include the launch of the COVID-19 Research Viewer Gadget.
Serimmune, Merck reach drug discovery milestone
April 3, 2020 -- Serimmune has used its immune mapping technology on clinical and preclinical samples provided by Merck.
GE BioPharma sale to Danaher is complete
April 1, 2020 -- The divestment of GE's BioPharma business unit to Danaher is complete, according to an announcement by both companies on March 31.
Atum gives labs free access to protein production platform
March 27, 2020 -- Atum has granted commercial and academic laboratories free access to its Leap-In Transposase protein production platform for use in creating tools and resources to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
FTC greenlights $20B GE-Danaher deal
March 20, 2020 -- Following an agreement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), GE Healthcare Life Sciences is moving forward with the sale of its GE Biopharma business to Danaher for $20 billion as planned.
NIH shifts noncritical research to maintenance
March 20, 2020 -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has decided to shift all laboratory operations that are not mission critical to a maintenance phase, according to a statement released on March 20.
National Postdoctoral Association cancels meeting due to COVID-19
March 11, 2020 -- Yet another scientific meeting has been canceled as a result of the rapidly spreading coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. On March 10, the National Postdoctoral Association made the decision to cancel its annual conference scheduled to take place in San Diego on March 27-29.
MilliporeSigma launches Lanexo software at Pittcon 2020
March 4, 2020 -- MilliporeSigma launched its Lanexo software for lab inventory, safety, and compliance management at the Pittcon meeting in Chicago on March 3. The new digital laboratory informatics software is designed to reduce time in labs and improve data quality and traceability.
Thermo Fisher set to acquire Qiagen after all in $11.5B deal
March 3, 2020 -- After an on-and-off courtship, Thermo Fisher Scientific announced it is set to acquire Qiagen in a deal worth $11.5 billion. The transaction will give Thermo Fisher access to Qiagen's molecular diagnostics expertise and potentially lead to faster development of diagnostic tests.
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.
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