divestiture Novacyt to Sell Cytology, Clinical Lab Units The company said it will sell off the businesses in order to focus on in vitro diagnostic product development and its diagnostic reagent units. Rosetta Genomics Inks Deal to Sell PersonalizeDx for $2.9M Rosetta acquired PersonalizeDx and its range of molecular diagnostic offerings in early 2015 for $2 million in cash plus stock. Hologic Completes Divestiture of Grifols for $1.85B Hologic's CEO said in December that the blood screening business was a drag on the company's growth. PerkinElmer Sells Medical Imaging Business for $276M The company said the divestiture to Varian Medical Systems would allow it to concentrate on investing in high-growth parts of its business. Hologic to Divest Stake in Blood Screening Business to Grifols for $1.85B Hologic CEO Steve MacMillan said that the deal is so compelling that the firm needed to do it now. Jan 11, 2016 Sequenom Reports Prelim 2015 Earnings Below Analyst Estimates Jan 7, 2016 Sequenom to Cut 20 Percent of Workforce, Divest North Carolina Lab Dec 1, 2015 Transgenomic Completes Sale of GAP Business Unit Nov 2, 2015 PDI to Sell Commercial Services Business, Focus on Molecular Diagnostics Sep 9, 2015 Transgenomic Sells Ion Chromatography Assets for $2.1M Jul 23, 2014 Bruker Selling, Restructuring Parts of CAM; 200 to 250 Layoffs Expected Jun 2, 2014 Sequenom Sells Bioscience Business to Agena for $31.8M Jan 31, 2014 FTC Says Sale of Certain Thermo Fisher Assets to GE Healthcare is Required for Life Tech Deal OK Jul 2, 2013 Protagen Sells Protein Services Subsidiary in Shift Toward Focus on Dx Development Jan 4, 2013 Hologic Selling LifeCodes Business to Immucor for up to $95M Jan 3, 2013 SeraCare Divests Biorepository, Biobanking Businesses Dec 31, 2012 Quest Diagnostics Divests OralDNA Labs Dec 13, 2012 Affy's eBioscience Divests Western Blot Product Line Oct 25, 2012 Warnex Sells Bioanalytical Business to Biotrial; Active Operations Winding Down Oct 24, 2012 Thermo Fisher Sells Lab Workstations Business to OpenGate Jun 29, 2012 Thermo Fisher to Sell Lab Workstations Business Apr 25, 2012 Warnex Completes Sale of Analytical Services Division to Neopharm Jan 4, 2012 Auction of Gene Logic Assets Set for Later This Month Dec 20, 2011 Warnex to Sell Analytical Services Division Dec 14, 2011 Arrayit Diagnostics to be Stand-Alone Company Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.