Baylor Ties With Agilent On New Research Center

Baylor College of Medicine is tapping into the resources of laboratory equipment and technology provider Agilent, on a new research center called the Agilent Technologies Mass Spectrometry Center of Excellence, the two said Thursday. According to the two, the new center--part of the Alkek Center for Molecular Discovery and the Baylor College of Medicine Core Laboratory--will focus on development of advanced research tools and new applications in metabolomics and integrated biology. Agilent is contributing equipment to the effort. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.