Iris Danaher Completes Tender Offer for Iris NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher today said that it has completed its $19.50-per-share offer to acquire Iris International. Danaher Extends Tender Offer for Iris Due to Storm NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher announced late Monday the extension of its tender offer for Iris International to 5 p.m. EDT on Oct. 31 due to Hurricane Sandy. Danaher Extends Tender Offer for Iris NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher today said it is extending its tender offer for Iris International to midnight EDT, Oct. 29 in order to allow investors time to consider new disclosures by Iris. Danaher to Acquire Iris International for $338M NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher today said that it has signed definitive agreement to acquire diagnostics and sample prep technologies firm Iris International for $19.50 per share in cash. Kreatech Offering Iris' FISH Sample Prep Product NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Kreatech Diagnostics today announced a distribution agreement covering Iris Sample Processing's automated fluorescent in situ hybridization sample preparation product. Feb 14, 2012 Iris, Fisher to Co-market FISH Sample Prep Technology Oct 27, 2011 Dx Focus Oct 27, 2011: Clinical and Regulatory PCR and Nucleic Acid Testing News Premium Sep 22, 2011 FDA Clears Iris' Prognostic Test for Prostate Cancer Sep 7, 2011 Iris Restructures Personalized Medicine Division Aug 2, 2010 Iris Completes Purchase of AlliedPath for Up to $6M Jul 28, 2010 Iris International to Buy AlliedPath for Up to $6M Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.