GSK scores promising data on flu vaccines; Intrexon extends big lab lease; Curis gains milestones;

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> GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) says it had garnered positive data from 5 late-stage studies of two quadrivalent flu vaccines. Story

> Intrexon, the synthetic biology company, has signed on to extend its big, 55,000-square-foot lease of lab space in Germantown, MD. Release

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