Orchid Cellmark

MP Biomedicals has named Todd Nelson president and CEO, replacing Milan Panic, founder and CEO, who will remain as chairman of the company.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America today said that it has successfully completed its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of Orchid Cellmark.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America again is extending its bid to acquire Orchid Cellmark.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Orchid Cellmark reported on Monday a 7 percent decline year over year in third-quarter revenues.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America today said it has extended its cash tender offer to purchase Orchid Cellmark to 5 p.m. EDT Oct. 7.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.