Category Archives: Press Releases

Open Society Foundations Announce 2020 Puerto Rico Youth Fellows

San Juan, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Puerto Rico Youth Fellowships, which support young Puerto Rican leaders working to elevate justice, promote human rights, and help underserved communities in Puerto Rico. The fellowship program, now in its second year, recognizes 10 […]

Merlin: Strategically Guiding Independents During a Year of Unprecedented Upheaval

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 2020 was a disruptive year for the world. We all stood witness to a global pandemic that shook the entire music ecosystem, virtually shut down the live industry, and drove labels and distributors to explore the boundaries of ingenuity and creativity. It was also a year in […]

Sabin Vaccine Institute Funds Researchers to Investigate COVID-19 Misinformation, Design Solutions to Increase Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced today that it has awarded grants to research teams in four countries to explore the social drivers of COVID-19 misinformation, and its impact on routine immunization acceptance and the acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine. The grants are part of Sabin’s Social and […]

Constellation Brands Completes Series of Transactions to Premiumize Portfolio With Sale of Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy to Sazerac

VICTOR, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today that it has closed its sale of the Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy brand, related inventory, and interests in certain contracts to Sazerac for approximately $265 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. “The closure […]

Rapid Micro Biosystems Hires Chief Operating Officer

LOWELL, Mass., Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rapid Micro Biosystems, the leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Wilson as Chief Operating Officer reporting directly to the company’s CEO, Robert Spignesi. In this newly created role, John will be responsible for quality, supply chain and […]

Berkeley Lights Launches Opto Plasma B Discovery 4.0 to Accelerate Therapeutic Antibody Discovery Against Difficult Targets

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Berkeley Lights, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLI), a leader in Digital Cell Biology, today announced the Opto™ Plasma B Discovery 4.0 workflow. Opto Plasma B Discovery 4.0 is the industry’s premier antibody discovery workflow by advancing from B cells to lead molecules in just 1 week. This workflow enables […]

SweeGen Announces Successful Scale-up of Bestevia® Reb N

Further expands the sweet taste solution toolbox for tackling sugar reduction. Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SweeGen is making possible a healthier, more guilt-free, and sweeter world with the commercialization of Bestevia® Rebaudioside N (Reb N), a special zero-calorie, highly sought-after natural stevia sweetener. Reb N is a naturally occurring […]