In the first joint sale announced since their $5.5 million legal settlement, Genomic Solutions and PerkinElmer announced they had sold the GeneTac biochip system to the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India.
Luminex has inked its twenty-ninth strategic partnership for its LabMap bead array technology, signing a licensing deal with Research & Diagnostics Systems, a Minneapolis-based company that specializes in assays for cytokines and related molecules.
Affymetrix reduced its revenue expectations sharply for the second quarter, saying that both sales of GeneChip products and do-it-yourself arraying equipment have slowed significantly in recent months.
Call them the microarray boutiques. A number of smaller companies are foregoing the genome-on-a-chip idea in favor of low-density arrays with selected sets of genes involved in specific metabolic pathways.
Rady's Children Hospital and San Diego County are teaming up to test pediatric patients and their families for COVID-19 to gauge the spread of the virus locally, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.