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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Start-up CellPly has attracted €2 million ($2.8 million) in seed capital investment to support development of its technology for determining patient response to oncology therapeutics.

Symcel this week introduced a new platform called calScreener that can provide real-time cellular bioenergetic measurements of 32 samples at a time.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Promethera Biosciences today announced a collaboration with EMD Millipore to develop "an improved ready-to-use microfluidic perfusion liver assay."

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cellectis Bioresearch today announced a collaboration with Axxam to offer integrated discovery services based on genomic engineering technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Private equity group Argos Soditic and management members of Cisbio Bioassays today announced that they have acquired Cisbio Bioassays from IBA for an undisclosed amount.
As a result, Cisbio will operate as an independent company.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burhnam Medical research Institute said today it has received a grant from the US Department of the Air Force to use cell-based assays to study the potential toxicity of large collections of chemicals.

STOCKHOLM – When Attana, an 11-year-old Swedish biosensor company, introduced its Cell 200 system two years ago, it envisioned a future where its revenues would be driven by instrument placements and consumables sales.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Taconic and Medicyte announced a sales and marketing agreement covering Medicyte's products.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from Seattle's Sage Bionetworks, the University of Chicago, the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, and elsewhere reported today that they have detected a new cholesterol-related locus with apparent ties to the risk of muscle-related side effect

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Evotec and the Jain Foundation today said they have extended and expanded their 2012 research collaboration aimed at dysferlinopathy.
Terms of the expanded deal were not disclosed.

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