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New Focal Charge Compensation mode for ZEISS field emission scanning electron microscopes improves image quality
New Focal Charge Compensation mode for ZEISS field emission scanning electron microscopes improves image quality
Zeiss | Jan 24, 2018
In collaboration with the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research (NCMIR) at the University of California San Diego, ZEISS releases a new Focal Charge Compensation module for block face imaging with ZEISS GeminiSEM and 3View® from Gatan, Inc.
IONTAS to Generate Antibodies using Mammalian Display Technology for a Global Biopharma
IONTAS to Generate Antibodies using Mammalian Display Technology for a Global Biopharma
IONTAS | Jan 22, 2018
IONTAS Limited (IONTAS), a leader in the discovery and optimisation of fully human antibodies, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Sanofi to discover antibodies using IONTAS’ proprietary Mammalian Display Technology.
Avacta and Oncosec to Collaborate on Innovative Gene Delivery of Therapeutic Affimers
Avacta and Oncosec to Collaborate on Innovative Gene Delivery of Therapeutic Affimers
Avacta Group plc | Jan 22, 2018
Avacta Group plc (AIM: AVCT), the developer of Affimer® biotherapeutics and reagents, and OncoSec Medical Incorporated ("OncoSec") (NASDAQ: ONCS), a company developing intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, are pleased to announce they have entered into a research collaboration to combine Avacta’s Affimer protein platform with OncoSec’s gene delivery technology ImmunoPulse®.
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Launches New Family Of FFPE Reagent Kits
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Launches New Family Of FFPE Reagent Kits
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences | Jan 22, 2018
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences launched a family of FormaPure reagent kits for extracting nucleic acid from often challenging formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues. FormaPure reagent kits represent a single chemistry system designed and optimized for use in next-generation sequencing (NGS) and other downstream applications, including qPCR/ddPCR/PCR. 
10x Genomics Accelerates Plant and Animal Research with Supernova 2.0
10x Genomics Accelerates Plant and Animal Research with Supernova 2.0
10 X Genomics | Jan 21, 2018
10x Genomics, Inc., a company focused on accelerating genomic discovery, today launched a new version of their de novo assembly solution to provide the fastest most cost-effective solution for creating high-quality de novo assemblies at scale for plants and animals.
Bio-Rad Launches NGC Fraction Collector for NGC Chromatography Systems
Bio-Rad Launches NGC Fraction Collector for NGC Chromatography Systems
Bio-Rad Laboratories | Jan 17, 2018
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb) today announced the launch of the NGC Fraction Collector. When used with the NGC Chromatography System, the NGC Fraction Collector provides the flexibility and collection capacity needed for any application, from discovery to scale up.
Netherlands Cancer Institute grants exclusive license to Desktop Genetics for TIDE
Netherlands Cancer Institute grants exclusive license to Desktop Genetics for TIDE
Desktop Genetics | Jan 16, 2018
Desktop Genetics Ltd (DTG), a biotech company globally recognised for its leadership in gene-editing bioinformatics, acquired exclusive worldwide licensing rights for TIDE (Tracking of Indels by DEcomposition), from the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI). The TIDE technology will allow investigators to quantitatively assess genome editing on the DESKGEN Cloud, the free CRISPR design software from DTG.
Ziath to Showcase New Low-Profile 2D Barcode Scanner for Liquid Handling Systems at SLAS2018
Ziath to Showcase New Low-Profile 2D Barcode Scanner for Liquid Handling Systems at SLAS2018
Ziath | Jan 16, 2018
Ziath announced it will showcase its new, cost-effective 2D barcode rack scanner, the DataPaq Mirage, at SLAS2018 (3–7 February 2018, San Diego, CA). This innovative camera-based scanner has a low-profile design enabling it to be easily integrated with robotic liquid handling systems, as well as other laboratory automation solutions. As a result, the DataPaq™ Mirage allows the benefits of a more sophisticated camera-based 2D barcode rack scanner to be brought to automation workflows for the same price as an old flatbed scanner.
SYGNIS AG Installs Scalable Production Capability for Lightning-Link Antibody Conjugation Technology
SYGNIS AG Installs Scalable Production Capability for Lightning-Link Antibody Conjugation Technology
SYGNIS AG | Jan 15, 2018
SYGNIS AG (Frankfurt: LIO1; ISIN: DE000A1RFM03; Prime Standard), the Group which includes Expedeon Holdings, Innova Biosciences, and C.B.S. Scientific Company, today announced it has extended the manufacturing capability for its Lightning-Link® technology, currently marketed under the Innova Biosciences brand, to support scalability and bulk production of antibodies.
Breaking Laser Capture Microdissection Sample Size Roadblocks
Breaking Laser Capture Microdissection Sample Size Roadblocks
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Jan 14, 2018
Laser capture microdissection is powerful, but sample scarcity can be a problem for downstream applications. Find out how capillary-based immunoassays can solve this problem with this application note from ProteinSimple!