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 In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.