Tecan

The acquisition will enable Tecan to expand into the genomics space by coupling NuGen's NGS sample prep kits with its own laboratory automation products.

The collaboration will leverage DiaSorin's Liaion MDX PCR system, and Tecan's Fluent Laboratory Automation Solution to provide users a complete sample-to-result system.

The partners will co-market the Phenomenex Strata and Strata-X SPE sorbents adapted to Tecan's Freedom EVO series of robotic workstations.

Integromics has released version 5.0 of its RealTime StatMiner software for qPCR gene expression workflows.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina today said that it has launched a partnership program aimed at developing automation methods for its TruSeq and Nextera Sample Preparation kits.

Austrian tools vendor Tecan announced this week that Arizona State University researchers have acquired one of its hybridization systems and two of its scanners for the purpose of processing protein microarrays.

Tecan and Promega this week introduced a fully automated workstation for extracting genomic DNA from whole blood samples.

Austrian tools provider Tecan and Berlin-based JPT Peptide Technologies this week announced that they will promote each other's products.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Tecan and JPT Peptide Technologies today announced a deal to co-promote JPT's catalog peptide arrays and profiling capabilities.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories disclosed in its 10-Q filed this week that during the first quarter it acquired certain assets from a current raw material supplier for around $12.5 million.

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The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

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