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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 7, 2015)--Forensic analysts using ExactID®, a next-generation DNA sequencing system developed by Battelle, now have a new suite of analytical tools available to them. ExactID Version 2.0, released October 1st, now supports mitochondrial DNA analysis, microHap analysis, and other advanced genomic methods that allow researchers to pull more information out of challenging DNA samples.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 6, 2015)—Battelle announced today that Dr. Mark Wilson, a noted genomics researcher with decades of experience in forensic science, is joining the Applied Genomics team as a Research Leader. Wilson will lead research and development for Battelle’s next-generation DNA sequencing technologies, including ExactID®, and provide training and support for Battelle’s forensic clients.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 1, 2015)—As part of an alliance agreement announced today, recognized industry leader in the detection of advanced counterfeit and clone electronic components, SMT Corporation will make its vast array of advanced counterfeit devices available to developmental testing of Battelle’s Barricade™ technology.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 21, 2015)—Safety is one of the most important factors of public transportation, and Battelle is bringing 40 years of experience to a new contract that will make one of New York’s busiest lines better.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 16, 2015)—Battelle announced today the national rollout of its WayFinder QI Dashboard, an affordable, advanced analytics tool that accelerates hospitals’ abilities to track and analyze Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other quality metrics and enables cross-hospital quality improvement (QI) collaboration. The announcement follows a nearly two-year collaboration between non-profit Battelle, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) and nine Ohio hospitals to develop and pilot the software.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (September 8, 2015)--Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor today joined with students and Ohio business leaders to kick off the state's Million Women Mentors campaign.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 2, 2015)—Battelle announced today that noted genomics research scientist Dr. Rachel Spurbeck has joined its Applied Genomics team.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (Aug. 20, 2015) – Ron Townsend, Chair of Battelle Energy Alliance’s (BEA) Board of Managers, announced today that Mark Peters, Ph.D., will be the next director of Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Peters will be officially joining INL in his new role on Oct. 1.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 19, 2015)—Battelle’s revolutionary new software, ExactID®, will be engaged by investigators at the U.S. Defense Forensic Science Center under a new agreement.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 18, 2015)—From sketch comedy to gardening, roller skates to engineering, Central Ohio kids will have new out-of-classroom learning opportunities thanks to grants from Battelle, the company announced today.

GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 12, 2015) When OceanGate’s Cyclops 1 dove deep into the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, it did so with an extra set of all-seeing eyes. Mounted to the five-man submersible was the Battelle HorizonVueTM, a video camera that provides real-time, live video with a 360-degree view.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 6, 2015)—Battelle has advanced into the second phase of its installation of the SiteGuard® Active Shooter Response system at a Columbus, Ohio-area high school.

SAN FRANCISCO—July 31, 2015—Battelle today announced that Cybersecurity Researcher Chris Domas has been selected to present innovative security research at the Black Hat USA 2015 and DEF CON 23 conferences. Taking place as back-to-back conferences in Las Vegas from Aug. 1 - 9, Black Hat and DEF CON gather the industry’s leading security minds to explore the latest in hacking, information security risks, research and trends.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (July 22, 2015)—A portion of the Charles River will temporarily be transformed into a marine autonomy test range on Thursday, July 23 so students can join industry experts to test newly developed autonomous software on a variety of unmanned marine vehicles, including four different unmanned surface vehicles, the Bluefin-developed HAUV (Hovering Autonomous Vehicle), based on technology licensed from MIT, and the new Bluefin SandShark™ unmanned underwater vehicle.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 20, 2015)—The era of Big Data is here, but all those electronic 1s and 0s can be as mystifying as they are illuminating. Fortunately, Battelle experts have developed EluciDataTM, a data analytics platform that is as customizable as it is sophisticated.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 9, 2015)—How can smart grid technology help astronauts safely explore deep space? Battelle has completed work on a contract from NASA Glenn Research Center that shows how.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 23, 2015)—Battelle today joined a nationwide call for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development. Ten CEOs and 252 organizations signed “Innovation: An American Imperative,” a document aimed at federal decision makers and legislators. It underscores the findings—and warnings—contained in The American Academy of Arts & Sciences report, Restoring the Foundation: The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 19, 2015)—What would happen if someone detonated a dirty bomb in the U.S.? Or another nuclear accident occurs, such as Fukushima?

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Battelle’s Technology Partnership Practice today released a report highlighting the growing and essential nature of industry-academic collaborations that bridge the gap between bioscience discoveries and the delivery of innovative products to improve medical outcomes in patients.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 10, 2015) – The Battelle Healthcare Colloquium has recognized the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as an Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute. Lurie Children’s is the first pediatric facility in Illinois and the 10th in the nation to earn this distinction.

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