NimbleGen Buys Light Biology

Madison, Wisc.-based NimbleGen Systems has acquired Light Biology, a startup commercializing technology developed at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

Light Biology is commercializing a DNA microarray manufacturing technique called digital optical chemistry. NimbleGen is acquiring the company’s assets and patent rights. Harold Garner, the company founder, will join NimbleGen’s scientific advisory board.

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