Akoya Biosciences CrestOptics, Akoya Biosciences Collaborating on Spatial Biology Technologies Akoya will integrate CrestOptics' instrumentation, including its spinning disk microscopy technology, to provide improved single-cell, multiplex protein imaging tools. People in the News: New Appointments at 23andMe, GenapSys, Akoya Biosciences, More Akoya Using $153M IPO Funding to Expand Commercial Reach, Drive Technology Development Premium The spatial biology firm has seen uptake of its protein imaging platforms in immune-oncology including as part of a Johns Hopkins-led study released this week. Akoya Biosciences, AstraZeneca Collaborate on Spatial Biomarker Profiling for Immuno-Oncology The firms will study drug mechanisms of action, confirm the prevalence of targets, and discover predictive signatures for subsequent trial designs. Akoya Biosciences Q1 Revenues Rise 11 Percent The firm posted revenues of $12.2 million, up from $11.0 million in the year-ago period, and product revenue of $10.0 million, up 12 percent from Q1 2020. May 17, 2021 Akoya Biosciences Inks Comarketing Deal for Tissue Imaging Tech With Zeiss May 11, 2021 JP Morgan, Canaccord Genuity Initiate Coverage of Akoya Biosciences With Overweight, Buy Ratings Jul 29, 2020 Akoya Biosciences, UCSF Launch Predictive Cancer Biomarker Collaboration Dec 5, 2019 Akoya Biosciences Closes $50M Funding Round Nov 5, 2019 Akoya Biosciences, Precision for Medicine to Develop Liquid Biopsy, Tissue Biomarker Tests Oct 31, 2018 PerkinElmer Revenues Grow 22 Percent, Diagnostics Up 59 Percent Breaking News Sophia Genetics Raises $234M in IPO, Eyes Additional Partnerships Canadian Government, Partners Commit C$59.8M to Natural Resources, Environmental Genomics Projects People in the News: New Appointments at Element Biosciences, Sema4, OriCiro Genomcs, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Thermo Fisher, Paradigm4, Applied Cells, More In Brief This Week: Caribou Biosciences, AnchorDx, Neogen, Microbiome Insights, More Cytek Biosciences Prices $200M Initial Public Offering The Scan Shape of Them All According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome. For Flu and More The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza. To Boost Women China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post. Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.