NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shares of Helicos BioSciences and Rosetta Genomics rose more than 100 percent each during January to lead the 36 stocks that comprise the GenomeWeb Daily News Index.

Their shares were by far the biggest gainers for the month, with the next-biggest increase coming from shares of Caliper Life Sciences, which rose 33 percent for the month. Rosetta's shares gained 153 percent and Helicos closed the month up 136 percent.

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Apr
29
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Covance

This online seminar will review case studies demonstrating the clinical utility of CTCs and cfDNA to define and characterize a variety of dynamic genomic changes throughout the course of cancer detection and treatment. 

May
28
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PerkinElmer

This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease.