London Stock Exchange After Inking Distribution Deal with Thermo, Osmetech Plans New Tests, Financing Rounds Premium Osmetech is betting the five-year deal will expand its sales and marketing efforts in the US and allow it to allocate more resources towards bringing its pipeline of tests to market. Life Technologies Added to FTSE4Good Index Life Technologies announced today that it has been named to the FTSE4 Good Index Series, which includes companies that reach rigorous social, ethical, and environmental criteria. Industry Briefs: Mar 5, 2009 Premium Bruker, NextGen, Sigma-Aldrich, Bio-Rad, Waters, Pressure BioSciences, PSI, Xencor, Pfizer Wayne State University, County Set to Open Incubator Park for Stem-Cell Shops in Michigan Premium The $3 million Stem Cell Commercialization Facility will open in June within 2,508 square feet of TechOne, the 100,000-square-foot first building of up to three that are planned to comprise the tech park, called TechTown. Gen-Probe Deal to Acquire Tepnel Expected to be Effective in April Tepnel's shareholders will vote on the deal next month, with the $132.1 million offer expected to take effect in April. Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.