Recent Press Releases

Ginkgo Bioworks Secures $45 Million from Viking Global, OS Fund, Y Combinator and Felicis Ventures

Ginkgo Bioworks, an organism design company, today announced that it has raised $45 million in an oversubscribed Series B round. Viking Global, a firm managing more than $30 billion in capital, led...

PCORI Board Approves $142.5 Million to Fund Expansion Phase of PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved nearly $142.5 million to support the ongoing...

Oxford Nanopore Announces £70 Million ($109 Million) Fundraising

OXFORD, England--()--Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd, the UK-based technology company that has designed and produced the world's first DNA sequencer based on nanopore sensing,...

Vermillion, Inc. Announces Closing of $18.8 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

Vermillion, Inc. Announces Closing of $18.8 Million Public Offering of Common Stock AUSTIN, Texas, July 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML), a bio-analytical solutions company...

Illumina Introduces Illumina SeqLab

Illumina Introduces Illumina SeqLab Enables Customers to Quickly Scale to Population-size Production Capacity on HiSeq X Systems SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) today announced...

Lilly Diabetes Launches Android Version of Glucagon Mobile Application for Those Who Support People with Diabetes

Lilly Diabetes Launches Android Version of Glucagon Mobile Application for Those Who Support People with Diabetes App serves as a teaching tool and can help you prepare for treatment with Lilly...

BASi Announces Enhancements to the Company's Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

BASi Announces Enhancements to the Company's Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) July 14, 2015 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioanalytical Systems,...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Partners with the CDC to Accelerate Global Microbial Identification

Thermo Fisher Scientific Partners with the CDC to Accelerate Global Microbial Identification New software connects public health laboratories with MicrobeNet database to advance infectious disease...

DNAnexus and Intel to Deploy High-Performance Next-Gen Sequencing Analysis Software for Precision Medicine Research in the Cloud

DNAnexus and Intel to Deploy High-Performance Next-Gen Sequencing Analysis Software for Precision Medicine Research in the Cloud Cloud-Based Genomics Platform Optimized to Reduce Computational...

Core Informatics to Accelerate Growth with $17.5 Million Venture Investment Led by Oak HC/FT

BRANFORD, Conn. & GREENWICH, Conn.--()--Core Informatics, a developer of data management software used to accelerate scientific innovation, today announced it closed a $17.5 million...

AMD and Dell Support Bioinformatics Studies at University of Warsaw in Poland

AMD and Dell Support Bioinformatics Studies at University of Warsaw in Poland Dell PowerEdge servers with AMD FirePro S9150 GPUs power 1.5 petaFLOPS of performance for OpenCL applications in the...

Phlexglobal Announces Client Solutions Division

Phlexglobal Announces Client Solutions Division July 02, 2015 08:53 AM Eastern Daylight Time AMERSHAM, England & MALVERN, Pa.--()--Phlexglobal, the specialist provider of innovative...

Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics Launch Q2 Solutions

Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics Launch Q2 Solutions Closes previously announced clinical trials laboratory services joint venture transaction RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. & MADISON, N.J.--(...

goBalto Triples Sites Managed, Further Reinforcing Market Leadership Position

goBalto Triples Sites Managed, Further Reinforcing Market Leadership Position Rapid adoption of award winning study startup solutions drive market penetration in Life Sciences industry SAN FRANCISCO,...

DNAnexus Cloud Genomics Platform to Support Data Management and Genomic Analysis for a Global Research Consortium

DNAnexus Cloud Genomics Platform to Support Data Management and Genomic Analysis for a Global Research Consortium June 30, 2015 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--...

Novartis Pharmaceuticals launches the first app for visually impaired people for use with the Apple Watch and other smart watches

Novartis Pharmaceuticals launches the first app for visually impaired people for use with the Apple Watch and other smart watches New features of the ViaOpta apps, previously available for iPhone...

10X Genomics Commences Shipments of the GemCode™ Platform

10X Genomics Commences Shipments of the GemCode™ Platform Commercial Adoption of Long Range Information with Short Read Sequencing June 30, 2015 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time PLEASANTON,...

DNAnexus and The Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine Collaborate to Develop and Globally Deploy Comprehensive Clinical Whole Genome Analysis Platform

DNAnexus and The Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine Collaborate to Develop and Globally Deploy Comprehensive Clinical Whole Genome Analysis Platform MOUNTAIN VIEW,...

Japanese Biotech JCR Pharmaceuticals Selects Medidata's Cloud-Based Platform to Power Rare Disease Clinical Research in Japan

Japanese Biotech JCR Pharmaceuticals Selects Medidata's Cloud-Based Platform to Power Rare Disease Clinical Research in Japan Innovative Specialty Biopharma Adopts Medidata Technology to Bring...

Bracket Acquires Clintara In Move To Strengthen Rater Training, Quality Assurance, And Electronic Clinical Outcomes Assessment Capabilities

Bracket Acquires Clintara In Move To Strengthen Rater Training, Quality Assurance, And Electronic Clinical Outcomes Assessment Capabilities Bracket brings proven industry leadership and expertise...