ProteinSimple

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bio-Techne today announced a deal to buy protein analysis technology firm ProteinSimple for $300 million in cash.

ProteinSimple has appointed Joe Keegan and Chris van Ingen to its board of directors.
Keegan was previously the CEO of ForteBio and Molecular Devices.

Quanterix this week launched a commercial, research-use-only version of its Single Molecule Array, Simoa, platform.

ProteinSimple said this week that it has hired Terry Salyer as vice president of sales.

By Adam Bonislawski
A team led by Stanford University researchers has developed a method for predicting response to cancer therapies based on cellular signaling protein dynamics and changes in tumor size.

Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.