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MorphoSys and the Burnham Institute Sign Broad Research Partnership
MARTINSRIED, Germany, Nov. 28, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MorphoSys AG (Frankfurt:MOR)(Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) today announced a broad alliance with the Burnham Institute for Medical Research in La Jolla, California ("Burnham"), covering the use of fully human recombinant research antibodies and commercialization of resulting products. Under the terms of the agreement, the Burnham will receive access to novel HuCAL GOLD-based research antibodies from AbD Serotec to identify and validate target molecules with potential medical implications. MorphoSys retains commercialization rights for all antibodies emerging from the collaboration both as research antibody tools distributed via the AbD Serotec sales catalogue as well as in therapeutic or diagnostic applications. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.
Genesis Lease Limited
Genesis Lease Limited Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering
LIMERICK, Ireland, Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Genesis Lease Limited ("Genesis") announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with its planned initial public offering of 27,860,000 common shares in the form of American Depositary Shares ("ADSs"). Genesis also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 4,179,000 additional ADSs to cover over-allotments. The ADSs have been approved for listing, subject to official notice of issuance, on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "GLS".
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Bayport, Security, Tariff Matters
HOUSTON, Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority approved several Bayport construction matters and high-tech security programs on Monday, November 27. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Meritage Homes Corporation
Meritage Homes to Present at Bank of America and NYSSA Conferences
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) is scheduled to present at the Bank of America 2006 Credit Conference and at the New York Society of Security Analysts 10th Annual Homebuilding Industry Conference the first week of December. Investor Relations Director Brent Anderson and Division President Mike Belmont will present at the Bank of America Conference in Orlando, Florida, at 7:45 AM EST on December 5, 2006. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven J. Hilton, and Chief Financial Officer Larry W. Seay, will present at the NYSSA conference in New York City at 8:50 AM EST on December 6, 2006. Both presentations will be webcast live.