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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – ILS announced on Friday it has acquired the Morrisville, N.C. site of Beckman Coulter Genomics and formed ILS Genomics.

Thermo Fisher Scientific said this week it has acquired the exclusive rights from diagnostics firm Nephromics to use placental growth factor protein as a biomarker for the diagnosis of preeclampsia and eclampsia.

This story was originally published May 14.
Beckman Coulter Genomics has received CLIA certification for its sequencing services facility as it looks to develop assays for both Sanger and next-gen sequencing platforms.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter said after the close of the market on Tuesday that it has received CLIA certification and Massachusetts State Licensure, allowing its genomics operations to begin accepting clinical samples for genetic sequencing.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher today reported its first-quarter revenues increased 31 percent year over year driven by acquisitions, including the Beckman Coulter purchase.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter Life Sciences announced late Thursday it has acquired flow cytometry firm Blue Ocean Biomedical for an undisclosed amount.

Beckman Coulter has launched SPRIworks HT, a high-throughput fragment library prep kit for Illumina sequencing platforms.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Beckman Coulter citing issues it identified at the company's Miami facility.

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A genetic genealogy analysis helped secure the release of a California man from prison after getting his murder conviction overturned, the Guardian reports.

Technology Review discusses the concerns that come along with the ability to quickly synthesize viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

Researchers have uncovered large bacteriophages whose genomes include translational machinery, Live Science reports.

In PNAS this week: role for Myc in alternative splicing regulation in prostate cancer, variation in methylation in Arabidopsis, and more.