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2012-01-18 15:05:00

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTCBB:WGBS), an emerging genomic analysis company, today announced that Scott R. Davidson and Joseph F. Pesce, CPA, have joined the company's Board of Directors. Scott R. Davidson currently serves as Managing Director at Great Point Partners, Greenwich, CT. As part of his investment functions, he leads Great Point Partners' medical devices and diagnostics investing efforts. Prior to joining Great Point,...

2012-01-05 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTCBB:WGBS), an emerging genomic analysis company, today announced that the company plans to deliver its corporate presentation at the 5(th) Annual OneMedForum San Francisco 2012, at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco, Calif., January 9-12, 2012. The company is scheduled to present on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The presentation will be available live and for replay...

2011-12-08 10:44:00

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTCBB:WGBS), an emerging genomic analysis company, today announced that the company plans to deliver its corporate presentation at the Oppenheimer 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference at the Waldorf-Astoria, New York, NY, December 13-14, 2011. The Company is scheduled to present on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 from 3:35-3:50 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be webcast live and will be available for replay...

2011-12-08 07:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced the presentation of the first-of-its-kind clinical outcomes study for biomarker discovery applying next generation sequencing (NGS) for whole transcriptome profiling of archival formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tumor specimens. Results presented at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium demonstrate that a proprietary RNA-Seq method developed at the company is...

2011-10-13 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTCBB:WGBS), the provider of next-generation genomic analysis systems, announced that its SmartChip Real-Time PCR System was chosen by a German consortium to advance their research toward developing a reliable blood test for detection of cancer, cardiovascular and other diseases. The results of the multicenter study were published in Nature Methods by a broad group of scientists headed by Andreas Keller at Febit...

2011-10-12 07:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTCBB:WGBS), the provider of next-generation genomic analysis systems, will demonstrate the success of its SmartChip Real-time PCR System in enabling new research applications at the premier human genetics meeting, the combined 12th International Congress of Human Genetics (ICHG) and the 61st American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Meeting, in Montreal, October 11-15, 2011. WaferGen will host a Customer...

2011-09-29 08:36:00

HELSINKI, Finland, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MediSapiens Ltd [http://www.medisapiens.com ], a Finnish bioinformatics company, has released the most comprehensive map of human gene expression yet for public use. The data is available through a graphical tool, Transcriptome Viewer [http://www.medisapiens.com/transcriptome-viewer-overview ], at the home page of MediSapiens Ltd [http://www.medisapiens.com ], allowing exploration of the expression activity of genes across...

2011-09-27 11:37:17

A new study reveals that distinct networks of genes in the honey bee brain contribute to specific behaviors, such as foraging or aggression, researchers report. The study, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is the first to show that common, naturally occurring behaviors are under the influence of discrete regulatory networks in the brain. It confirms, scientists say, what years of research into the brain and behavior seemed to indicate: There is a close relationship...

2011-09-22 07:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, September 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of researchers from Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) [http://www.roche.com/investors.htm ], including scientists from Roche Pharma Research and Early Development and Roche NimbleGen, reported inGenome Research (1) that they have generated the first draft genome sequence of the cynomolgus monkey (Macaca fascicularis) and developed a novel microarray design for in depth expression profiling for use in preclinical drug...

2011-09-20 08:00:00

MUNICH, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Definiens, the leading Health Image Intelligence(TM) company, announces that it will release a new generation of products at the International Definiens Symposium at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL on October 17-18. The annual symposium is the premier forum for Definiens users and developers from around the world to present the latest applications, research and workflows in life science image and data analysis. One focus of this year's...