Acea Biosciences Agilent to Acquire BioTek Instruments for $1.17B Vermont-based BioTek is a privately held company that manufactures and sells life science instruments, including cell imaging systems. Agilent to Acquire ACEA Biosciences ACEA's xCELLigence impedance-based, label-free, real-time cell analysis instruments are used in immuno-oncology pre-clinical drug discovery and development. IP Roundup: Jan 25, 2011 Premium Yale University, University of South Florida, Alabama State University, Stanford University, SRU Biosystems, Eppendorf Array Technology, Agilent Technologies, Acea Biosciences Acea, Vivo Biosciences Partner to Develop Assays for Roche's xCelligence System The new label-free and real-time cell-based assays will incorporate Vivo's HuBiogel platform. Cellular Dynamics, Roche, Acea Partner on Cardiotoxic Prediction Research The firms are developing a system for the early and accurate prediction of cardiotoxic side effects in the drug discovery process. Mar 20, 2009 EPA Presents Phase I ToxCast Data for First Time, Extends Acea's Participation for One Year Premium Breaking News UPDATE: Immunexpress Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Sepsis Assay DNA Script Receives CE Mark for Syntax Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Platform Exact Sciences, Pfizer End Cologuard Copromotion Agreement Genetron Health Q3 Revenues up 36 Percent, Firm Announces AstraZeneca MRD Partnership BioMark Diagnostics, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Others Partner in Lung Cancer Screening Project Akoya Receives CLIA Certification for Biopharma Solutions Laboratory The Scan Looking for Omicron NPR reports that SARS-CoV-2 testing in the US has gotten better but also that some experts say more needs to be done to better track the Omicron variant. Holmes Alleges Abuse The Associated Press reports that Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes has testified at her wire fraud trial that her business and romantic partner abused her. Bit More Diverse, But More to Do While Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to participate in cancer clinical trials than previously, they are still underrepresented, according to US News & World Report. PNAS Papers on Yeast Gene Silencing, Zika Virus Inhibition, Immunoglobulin Hypermutation In PNAS this week: gene silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, possible neuroprotective role for SHFL in a mouse model of Zika virus infection, and more.