NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix is planning to expand its presence in the genetic analysis market through an “aggressive” merger-and-acquisitions strategy that will likely extend beyond the firm’s foothold in the microarray sector, company officials said recently.
 
Speaking to investors at the recent Baird Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, Affy CFO John Batty said that the company is seeking to “acquire technology that will allow us to compete in the broader genetic-analysis market.”
 

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