Thermo Fisher Scientific Names Marc N. Casper as Chief Operating Officer Thermo Fisher Scientific Names Marc N. Casper as Chief Operating Officer

WALTHAM, Mass.–Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced that Marc N. Casper has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer, effective immediately, reporting to Marijn E. Dekkers, president and chief executive officer of the company. Casper previously served as president of Thermo Fisher’s Analytical [...]

BioDoc-It Imaging System Seen Around the World

Upland, CA … UVP’s BioDoc-It™ Imaging System was recently spotted on hit TV show Heroes. Not only is this show released in the United States, but England and many other countries as well. In addition to Heroes, the BioDoc-It system has been used in other TV shows. The system’s popularity is due to its compact [...]

BioTek Receives LanthaScreen™ Plus Certification from Invitrogen™ for Multi-Mode Microplate Readers

May 16, 2008, WINOOSKI VT, USA — BioTek Instruments Inc., announced that it was awarded the LanthaScreen™ Certified Plus designation from Invitrogen Corporation, a provider of essential life science technologies for research, production and diagnostics. The LanthaScreen™ Certified Plus mark ensures that BioTek’s Synergy™ 4 and Synergy™ 2 multi-mode microplate readers are validated to strict [...]

Leica Microsystems acquires Coretech Holdings/McCornick Scientific

Wetzlar, Germany / St. Louis, MO, USA. Leica Microsystems announced that on May 14, 2008, it acquired the assets of St. Louis, Missouri-based Coretech Holdings and McCormick Scientific, LLC (Coretech), expanding its leading position in histopathology. Coretech provides an extensive range of systems, instruments, reagents and consumables for the clinical and research histology laboratory. Coretech [...]

PerkinElmer Expands EcoAnalytix™ Initiative to India, Strengthens Global Application Development

New EcoAnalytix™ Application and Technical Center in Mumbai Delivers Solutions to Improve the Quality of the Environment, Food and Energy Sources WALTHAM, Mass.–PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global technology leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today announced the expansion of its health and environmental focus to India with the opening of a new global EcoAnalytixTM [...]

Scientists in Spain Develop New Methods for Monitoring Drug Abuse by Analyzing Wastewater

Applied Biosystems/MDS Analytical Technologies Technology Helps Provide New Insights Into Consumption of Illegal Drugs BARCELONA, Spain–Scientists at the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) in Barcelona have developed a new method for monitoring the consumption of drugs of abuse in the general population. This method, which was developed using analytical laboratory technology from Applied Biosystems/MDS [...]

LEICA MICROSYSTEMS ACQUIRES CORETECH HOLDINGS/MCCORMICK SCIENTIFIC

15 May 2008 – Wetzlar, Germany / St. Louis, MO, USA Leica Microsystems announced that on May 14, 2008, it acquired the assets of St. Louis, Missouri-based Coretech Holdings and McCormick Scientific, LLC (Coretech), expanding Leica’s leading position in histopathology. Coretech provides an extensive range of systems, instruments, reagents and consumables for the clinical and [...]

UVP Expands Its BioImaging Systems Staff

Continuing with UVP’s growth and new product development, UVP has added several new personnel recently to assist with the expansion efforts. “We are pleased to announce several new and highly qualified specialists to our team,” says Leighton Smith, President and CEO of UVP, “who will facilitate our growth initiatives to introduce new and exciting imaging [...]

Advalytix Introduces CellEvator Sample Mixer for Becton Dickinson’s FACSAria Cell Sorting System

MUNICH, Germany (May 15, 2008) – The Advalytix products team of Olympus introduces the CellEvator mixer, which uses proprietary surface acoustic wave mixing technology to enhance sample mixing during cell sorting. The CellEvator is a drop-in replacement for the built-in mechanical sample mixer in Becton Dickinson’s market-leading FACSAriaTM cell sorting system. It will be on [...]

GE Healthcare to Distribute GeneBio’s Phenyx in Latin America

Geneva, Switzerland, and São Paulo, Brazil – May 15, 2008 – Geneva Bioinformatics (GeneBio) SA and GE Healthcare Life Sciences Latin America (GEHC-LS) today announced a distribution agreement whereby GEHC-LS will distribute GeneBio’s Phenyx MS identification platform throughout Latin America. This deal builds upon the long lasting relationship between GE Healthcare and GeneBio concerning the [...]

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