ProteinSimple Bio-Techne, 908 Devices Partner on Protein Characterization The firms said that pairing Bio-Techne's Maurice icIEF protein separation instrument with 908 Devices' ZipChip platform enables a workflow that increases scientists' drug development efficiency. Bio-Techne Agrees to Buy ProteinSimple for $300M NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bio-Techne today announced a deal to buy protein analysis technology firm ProteinSimple for $300 million in cash. People in the News: Joe Keegan, Chris van Ingen Premium ProteinSimple has appointed Joe Keegan and Chris van Ingen to its board of directors. Keegan was previously the CEO of ForteBio and Molecular Devices. New Products: Quanterix Launches Simoa Instrument and More Premium Quanterix this week launched a commercial, research-use-only version of its Single Molecule Array, Simoa, platform. People in the News: Terry Salyer Joins ProteinSimple and More Premium ProteinSimple said this week that it has hired Terry Salyer as vice president of sales. Oct 14, 2011 Stanford Scientists Using Phosphoprotein Profiling to Predict Oncogene Addiction, Drug Response Premium Sep 21, 2011 UBS Global Life Sciences Conference, Day 2: Cepheid, Complete Genomics, ProteinSimple, Luminex, Response Genetics Breaking News Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study 23andMe Fiscal Q4 Revenues Increase 14 Percent Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Castle Bio, SkylineDx Ancient Genome Sequence Provides Look at Ancestry for Individual Who Perished at Pompeii The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.