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Fluidigm of South San Francisco, Calif., has received US Patent No.

University College Dublin of Dublin, Ireland, has received US Patent No. 8,116,551, "Method and system for image analysis." A method for determining the level of expression of objects of interest using an automated image analysis system is claimed.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – HistoRx today said that it has licensed from Yale University a new melanoma assay based on the Aqua technology invented at Yale.

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Life Technologies, Agilent Technologies, Illumina, HistoRx, the United States of America

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Fluidigm's DeltaGene Assays, SNPtype Assays, and Access Array Target-specific Primers; HistoRx's Access Aqua and Aqua Prep Services

The firms will co-develop a new tissue-based imaging and analysis solutions for protein biomarkers.

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Daniel Forche, Heiner Dreismann

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HistoRx adds former Roche CEO Heiner Dreismann to board; Thermo Fisher forms SAB; Sage Science names Paul Ventura as director of sales.

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.