AGBT Spatial Omics Firms Use AGBT as Launchpad for New Tech Premium Vizgen, Rebus Biosystems, and Veranome Biosystems described their FISH-based platforms for spatial gene expression analysis for the first time. As MGI Preps US Launch of Sequencers, Customers From Europe and Canada Report Initial Results Premium At the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology meeting this week, several MGI customers reported results from the DNBSeq-G400. MGI Unveils 'Extreme Throughput' Sequencing Platform at AGBT to Enable $100 Human Genome The DNBSeq Tx system, several of which are already up and running at the China National GeneBank, can churn out up to 100,000 human genomes per year. Miroculus Launches Digital Microfluidics Sample Prep System at AGBT, Explores New Applications Premium The company is currently looking for beta customers to test the system for whole-genome sequencing, exome sequencing, and RNA-seq library prep workflows. ReadCoor Launches Spatial Multiomics Platform at AGBT Premium The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based firm also said it tacked on $3 million to its Series B financing round for a total of $30 million. Feb 25, 2020 10x Genomics Unveils 2020 New Product Pipeline at AGBT Premium Mar 26, 2019 New Human Genome Reference Projects Combine Long Nanopore Reads, Other Data Types Premium Mar 11, 2019 New IDT Multiplexed Target Amplification Technology Promises High Specificity Premium Mar 7, 2019 PacBio Shares Early-Access Customer Experiences, New Applications for Sequel II Premium Mar 6, 2019 Belgian Nanoelectronics Firm Imec Developing Solid State Nanopore Technology for DNA Analysis Premium Mar 4, 2019 MGI Prepares to Sell Sequencers in North America, Europe; Announces Proprietary Sequencing Chemistry Premium Mar 4, 2019 Spatial Genomics a Hot Topic at AGBT as 10x Genomics, NanoString Prepare to Launch Products Premium Feb 28, 2019 Geisinger, Johns Hopkins Testing Liquid Biopsy Assay for Early Cancer Detection Mar 7, 2018 New Sample Prep Techniques Enable Targeted Long-Read Sequencing Premium Feb 20, 2018 Stanford, Dovetail Develop Method to Detect Structural Variants From Fixed Tumor Samples Premium Feb 16, 2018 At AGBT, Researchers Discuss Direct RNA Sequencing, Pursuit of Ever Longer Reads on MinIon Premium Feb 15, 2018 10x Genomics Previews New Single-Cell Assays at AGBT Premium Feb 15, 2018 Early-Access Customers Report on NanoString's Sequencing and Digital Spatial Profiling Technologies Premium Sep 18, 2017 AGBT Precision Health Panel Discussion on Returning Genomic Test Results Reveals Many Uncertainties Premium Mar 3, 2017 Psychiatric Disorder Sequencing Project Adds 10x Genomics Tech for Phasing, Structural Variant ID Premium Mar 1, 2017 Despite Actionable Results, Cancer Sequencing Projects Struggle to Get Patients on Targeted Drugs Feb 21, 2017 NanoString Demos Sequencing Technology at AGBT With Sights Set on 2019 Launch Premium Feb 26, 2016 At AGBT, Researchers Describe Using Long Reads for Clinical Applications Premium Feb 26, 2016 Thermo Fisher Working on Direct Library Prep From Samples, 600 Base Reads for Ion Technology Premium Feb 19, 2016 GenomeAsia 100K Project Aims to Close Knowledge Gap on Half the World's Population Premium Load More Breaking News In Ongoing False Advertising Suit, Judge Allows Natera Counterclaims Against Guardant Health Centogene Strikes Rare Disease Target Discovery Deal With Insilico Medicine Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution The Scan Transplant Tests Edited Pig Kidneys The Associated Press reports a University of Alabama-Birmingham team transplanted genetically modified pig kidneys into a brain-dead human patient. UK Changes Some Gene-Edited Crop Rules A new law may enable gene-edited crops to be sold in the UK within about five years, New Scientist says. Pill Works Against Omicron in Lab Pfizer's antiviral pill to treat SARS-CoV-2 appears to work against the Omicron variant, the Wall Street Journal reports. Nature Papers Find Genetic Risk Factor for Smell, Taste Loss in COVID-19; Analyze TB Granulomas In Nature this week: genome-wide association study find locus linked to the risk COVID-19 patients losing their sense of taste or smell, and more.