Douglas Scientific Private Equity Firms Cinven, Astorg to Acquire LGC LGC provides customers across multiple markets with reference materials, proficiency testing, oligonucleotides, genomics reagents, and instrumentation. LGC Doubles Genomics Division With Douglas, Biosearch Buys; Makes North America Axis of Operations Premium The UK-based firm plans to marry its core strengths with the probes and PCR platforms, and to build its sales force in the US. LGC Acquires Douglas Scientific LGC said it plans to use Douglas Scientific's PCR and qPCR platforms to provide customers with enhanced high-throughput genotyping and qPCR instruments. Douglas Scientific Doubles Throughput with Launch of IntelliQube PCR Platform Premium The automated platform runs a higher-throughput version of the firm's Array Tape. Douglas Scientific, LGC Ink Distribution Pact NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – LGC will distribute Douglas Scientific's Array Tape laboratory automation platform in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, according to an agreement announced today. Jan 30, 2014 Douglas Scientific, EnviroLogix Ink Distribution Pact for Combined Array Tape, DNAble Offering Premium Jul 26, 2012 EnviroLogix, Douglas Scientific Partner for Nucleic Acid Analysis Premium Jul 24, 2012 EnviroLogix, Douglas Scientific Partner on Nucleic Acid Analysis Jul 19, 2012 Life Tech, Douglas Scientific Pact Expands Ag Bio Market, Opens Up New Arenas for Both Firms Premium Jul 13, 2012 Life Tech, Douglas Scientific Partner on High-throughput Genotyping Products Mar 28, 2012 Applied BioCode Licenses Magnetic Bead Patents to Douglas for Ag-bio Platform Breaking News GWAS Reveals New Loci Linked to Brain White Matter Microstructure Saga Diagnostics, University College London Cancer Institute Widen Cancer Collaboration New ALS Risk Gene Suggests Role for Apoptosis Weill Cornell Medicine Launches $1.5B Program to Advance Medical Research Danaher to Acquire Aldevron for $9.6B OncoDNA, Institut Jules Bordet Partner on Central Nervous System Metastasis Study The Scan Not as High as Hoped The Associated Press says initial results from a trial of CureVac's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine suggests low effectiveness in preventing COVID-19. Finding Freshwater DNA A new research project plans to use eDNA sampling to analyze freshwater rivers across the world, the Guardian reports. Rise in Payments Kaiser Health News investigates the rise of payments made by medical device companies to surgeons that could be in violation of anti-kickback laws. Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more.