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Canon, Sandia, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, BioMerieux, North Carolina State University, Corning, Eppendorf Array Technologies, SurModics, Indian Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Japan Science and Technology Agency, University of Chicago, Illumina

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Illumina's Infinium HD FFPE Solution, BioNanomatrix's NanoAnalyzer 1000 System, SurModics' Tridia EP Surfaces, US National Center for Toxicological Research's SNPTrack

As part of the reorganization, its CodeLink microarray slide business will be rolled into its newly created In Vitro Diagnostics division, which "consists of component products and technologies for diagnostic test kits and biomedical research applications" and also includes protein stabilization reagents, substrates, and antigens.

Last week, EGEN said it had extended a collaboration with SurModics to develop a controlled-release system for siRNA delivery. As with its other programs, the company plans to let the delivery route determine the indications it pursues.

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Bioforce Nanosciences, Fluidigm, SurModics, Affymetrix

The firm's new Oracle 3D glass nanowell microarray substrates are targeted towards customers that use protein arrays for research, in drug discovery, and, potentially, in the clinic.

Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.