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 World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.