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Ben Butkus

Editorial Director, GenomeWeb

Ben Butkus is editorial director of GenomeWeb. He covers technologies and trends across the omics landscape with a particular interest in molecular diagnostics, infectious disease, PCR and related nucleic acid amplification technologies, and sample prep. 


Articles Authored by Ben Butkus

Feb 11, 2021
Oct 2, 2020
Apr 23, 2020

Oklahoma Institutions, Fluidigm Ready to Roll Out High-Throughput COVID-19 Testing

Feb 11, 2020

Qiagen Readying Updated Respiratory Panel for Emergency Coronavirus Testing

Jan 16, 2020

JP Morgan Healthcare Day 3: Exact Sciences, NanoString, Natera, Horizon, Accelerate Dx, GenMark, More

Jan 15, 2020

JP Morgan Healthcare Day 2: 10x Genomics, GenapSys, Caris, Adaptive Bio, Danaher, Agilent, Luminex

Jan 13, 2020

JP Morgan Healthcare Day One: Qiagen, Guardant Health, Bio-Rad, Hologic, Myriad Genetics

Jan 13, 2020

Illumina Unveils New Sequencers; Preliminary Q4 Revenues up 10 Percent

Jan 13, 2020

Roche, Illumina Partner on Next-Generation Sequencing IVD, CDx Development, Marketing

Nov 1, 2019
The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.