Lucigen 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 Acquires Lucigen London-based LGC said that the acquisition increases its exposure to the next-generation sequencing and gene editing markets. Lucigen Inks Global Distribution Deals The Madison, Wisconsin-based company is expanding its global operations with distribution deals in Turkey, South Africa, Russia, and Australia. Lucigen Becomes Sole Distributor for Illumina Epicentre Products Lucigen has signed a global agreement with Illumina to be the sole distributor of Epicentre Technologies' genomics kits, enzymes, and ancillary reagents. Lucigen Inks Deal to Take Over Sale of Research Products From Illumina Subsidiary The exclusive agreement covers a portfolio of Epicentre products for transposomics, microarray analysis, and transcriptomics research. Oct 2, 2015 Lucigen Gains Illumina CSPro Certification for NGS Aug 19, 2015 Lucigen Continues Development of POC Platform, C Diff Test Premium May 8, 2015 Lucigen, Sigma-Aldrich Subsidiary Ink Distribution Deal for India Mar 18, 2015 Lucigen Raises $2.2M in Private Stock Placement Oct 23, 2014 Lucigen to Seek FDA Emergency Use Approval for Isothermal Point-of-Care Ebola Test Premium Oct 21, 2014 Firms and Federal Labs Flock to FDA Seeking Emergency Use Authorization for Ebola MDx Assays Aug 22, 2014 Lucigen, Thermo Fisher Team on Mate Pair Kits for Ion Torrent PGM Aug 14, 2014 People in the News: New Hires at Lucigen, Signal, NYGC; Board Members at GenMark, Trovagene, PDI Premium Jul 17, 2014 Lucigen Enters Phase II of Grant for POC Hemorrhagic Fever Test; Targets C. diff, Pig Pathogen MDx Premium Dec 18, 2013 Lucigen Achieves ISO 13485 Certification Nov 21, 2013 Lucigen Details Polymerase Tailored for LAMP Assays; Potential in MDx Tests Premium May 2, 2013 Lucigen, RCT Partner on Protein Expression System Lacking Endotoxin Jun 14, 2012 Lucigen Team Publishes Details of Thermostable Viral DNA Polymerase for One-Enzyme RT-PCR Premium May 23, 2012 NIH Awards Lucigen $2.8M SBIR Grant for POC Influenza Test Mar 6, 2012 Lucigen Receives $2.5M SBIR Phase II Grant to Build Metagenomic DNA Libraries Jan 25, 2012 Lucigen Receives $187K Grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation Jan 12, 2012 IP Watch: Roche, Lucigen, Abbott, Quest, Idaho Tech, Seegene and More Win US Patents Premium Oct 18, 2011 Lucigen Wins Two SBIR Grants Worth $350K for RNA-seq, Enzyme Selection Tools Premium Oct 12, 2011 Lucigen Receives Two SBIR Grants for $350K Sep 22, 2011 Product Watch: Sep 22, 2011 Premium Load More 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.