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BD Biosciences, Scanalytics Partner on Automated Image Analysis for High-Content Screening

LONDON, June 17 (GenomeWeb News) -- BD Biosciences has entered into a "strategic partnership" with informatics firm Scanalytics to develop image analysis software for BD Bioscience's automated microscopy platforms, a company representative said here yesterday at the Marcus Evans High-Content Screening conference.

 

According to Dietrich Ruehlmann, BD Biosciences' product manager for imaging and analysis, BD began the partnership with Scanalytics a few months ago with the goal of developing image analysis platforms for BD Biosciences' CARV II Confocal Imager and Pathway Bioimager for high-content drug screening.

 

Scanalytics, based in Fairfax, Va., markets scientific imaging software, including deconvolution and 3D restoration and gel analysis software.

 

A development timeline for the image analysis software was not provided.

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