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Evotec Installs Opera HCS System at Aussie University

NEW YORK, June 28 (GenomeWeb News) - Evotec has installed its Opera high-content screening system at the GriffithUniversity in Australia, the company said today.


Evotec and Griffith said that the system has been installed at the Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies at Griffith's campus in Brisbane.


The institute will use the automated microscopy tool in high-content cell biology and drug discovery.


Financial details of the deal were not discussed.

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