NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioSeek today said that the US Environmental Protection Agency has extended the firm's contract to participate in the ToxCast screening program.

Under the new, five-year contract, BioSeek will receive up to $46,770,000 to test up to 60,000 samples. The specific award will be determined by the volume of testing required over the five-year period.

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