NEW YORK, May 14 – Caliper Technologies and Pharmacopeia will be among seven new companies included in the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index as of marketing opening May 21, Nasdaq announced on Monday. 

Companies included in the Index are evaluated semi-annually for minimum price, market value, and average daily share volume requirements.

Sixteen companies will be removed, including Lexicon Genetics. The Woodlands, Texas-based company on May 8 announced flat revenues first-quarter 2001 compared to the year-ago quarter.

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