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2011-07-28 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink) and Lucigen Corporation (Lucigen) announced today that the two companies have signed a licensing agreement for the use of TriLink's CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs in Lucigen's new Taq98(TM) Hot Start 2X MasterMix. TriLink's CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs are an innovative approach to Hot Start PCR. By simply replacing the standard dNTPs in a PCR assay with CleanAmp(TM) dNTPs, a Hot Start reaction can be achieved. This universal...

2011-07-12 07:00:00

MADISON, Wis. and HOPKINTON, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP) today announced a co-marketing agreement for the development and optimization of automated protocols for the NimbleGen SeqCap EZ Library solution-based capture method for Caliper's Sciclone® NGS Workstation. The collaboration aims to simplify high throughput targeted resequencing workflows by developing automated methods for...

2011-07-11 06:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) announced a favorable ruling today, specifically, that on July 7, 2011, the Second Judicial District Court of Nevada ruled in favor of PDL on two motions to dismiss filed by Genentech and F. Hoffmann LaRoche, Ltd. (Roche) in PDL's lawsuit related to the 2003 settlement agreement with Genentech. The court denied Genentech and Roche's motion to dismiss four of PDL's five claims for relief and,...

2011-06-15 04:06:00

LONDON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharma IQ is pioneering new HTA discussion platform with launch of the first ever HTA Online event - Global HTA and CER Forum, which will take an innovative form of 12 online session over the course of August. Health Technology Assessment has recently observed an unprecedented global expansion. Clinical and cost effectiveness are assessed for pharmaceuticals in Australia, Canada and the UK, while clinical benefit is the main focus in...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

PENZBERG, Germany, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the "Developments in Real-Time PCR" Symposium in Prague, June 13th - 17thhttp://www.qpcrsymposium.eu/ , Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY [http://www.roche.com/investors.htm ]) officially presented the latest addition to the company's real-time PCR portfolio of LightCycler(R) instruments. The LightCycler(R) Nano instrument is being targeted at users expecting top performance in times of tight budgets. At the...

2011-05-23 08:00:00

NUTLEY, N.J., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Roche honored 12 outstanding PhD students and two professors with the company's Excellence in Chemistry Award for research accomplishments in the field of organic chemistry. The winners are participating in Roche's annual two-day Roche Symposium: Excellence in Chemistry to gain first hand knowledge on the important role organic chemistry plays in pharmaceutical discovery. "These students come from a broad range of universities and...

2011-05-05 08:00:00

NUTLEY, N.J., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Graf, of Nutley, N.J., Global Head of Strategic Evaluation and Due Diligence in Roche Partnering, was honored as a 2011 Rising Star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) at the organization's annual awards luncheon today in New York City. "I have had the pleasure of working with Susan on a number of projects over the past few years. We are all extremely proud of her and fully aware of the many contributions she has made to the...

2011-04-25 07:00:00

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SynapDx Corporation announced today that Thomas Mac Mahon has joined its board of directors. Thomas Mac Mahon was President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Executive and Management Committees of Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) from January 1997 until his retirement at the end of 2006. Prior to LabCorp, Mr. Mac Mahon was Senior Vice President of Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. (Roche) from 1993 to December 1996 and...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.