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Roche Uses Cellomics s Database, EMC s Storage System for Cellular Images

NEW YORK, April 20 (GenomeWeb News) - Roche has acquired Cellomics's database for high content screening, Cellomics said today.

 

Roche in Nutley, NJ, is using Cellomics Store, which is part of Cellomics' High Content Informatics platform, in combination with EMC's Centera CAS storage, a storage platform for digital fixed content, in order to archive its cellular images.

The Scan

Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease

The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics.

PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis

In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.

For Better Odds

Bloomberg reports that a child has been born following polygenic risk score screening as an embryo.

Booster Decision Expected

The New York Times reports the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine this week for individuals over 65 or at high risk.