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Ben Butkus

Editorial Director, GenomeWeb
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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. 

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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

Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries

The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research.

Who's Getting the Patents?

A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports.

Other Uses

CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2.

PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More

In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.