unsolicited acquisition bid

Qiagen has submitted an offer to buy all of Exiqon's shares for DKK18 each, for a total aggregate purchase price of DKK683 million ($103.5 million).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A filing by Complete Genomics with the US Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday suggests that another firm may be interested in entering the bidding to acquire the firm.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Complete Genomics has again rejected Illumina's approach to acquire the firm.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI-Shenzhen today said that it has extended its offer to acquire Complete Genomics for around $118 million until midnight New York City time on Dec. 14.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina confirmed that it made a competing unsolicited bid for Complete Genomics at about 5 percent above BGI-Shenzhen's offer for the Mountain View, Calif.-based next-generatio

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.