Pacific Biosciences, a spinoff from the Cornell Nanobiotechnology Center, has developed a novel approach to studying the synthesis and regulation of DNA, RNA and proteins.
Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ: PACB), developer of single molecule, real-time (SMRT™) technology for biological analysis, announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 12,500,000 shares of its common stock at $16.00 per share. All shares are being sold by the company. The Company is also offering its underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,875,000 shares at the initial public offering price to cover overallotments, if any. The shares are expected to begin trading on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “PACB”. read more