EAG Laboratories Expands Cell Bioassay Laboratory

May 2, 2017
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New incubators, instrumentation, and staff will increase cell bioassay capabilities for EAG Laboratories.

EAG Laboratories announced on April 25, 017 that the company is expanding a dedicated cell bioassay laboratory in Columbia, MO, tripling the footprint of its existing facility. The company also plans to increase its staff of biopharmaceutical scientists by up to 35% over the next several months, according to a press statement.

The expansion includes cell culturing incubators and new instrumentation to increase capacity and assay throughput. The laboratory is divided into multiple suites to minimize cross contamination of cell lines, the company reports.   

The expansion is designed to support a growing need by customers for more advanced and complicated assays, the compay reports.

Source: EAG Laboratories