strategic alternatives

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Nanosphere said after the close of the market on Thursday that it is exploring potential strategic alternatives and has hired Jefferies as an advisor.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom said after the close of the market on Monday that its board has authorized a "review of potential strategic alternatives" for its Genetic Analysis segment.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Multiplex instrument developer Axela today announced the hiring of investment bank AmeriTech Advisors to explore strategic opportunities for the firm.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SQI Diagnostics today said that it has established a special committee to review strategic alternatives for the firm, which could include a possible merger or sale.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Complete Genomics is laying off 55 employees in order to reduce its cash burn and has hired a financial advisor to explore strategic alternatives, the company said today.

This article has been updated to clarify that the bankruptcy filing only applies to the Gene Logic subsidiary.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

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