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AviaraDx Lab Receives CAP Certification

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - AviaraDx said this week that its CLIA lab in Carlsbad, Calif., has received accreditation from the College of American Pathology.
 
The lab offers two molecular oncology tests, one for determining risk of a recurrence of node-negative breast cancer and another that is used to classify metastatic cancer tumors.
 
AvariaDx CEO Antonius Schuh said the CAP accreditation will ensure that “our new molecular oncology tests meet the highest quality standards in the clinical laboratory industry.”

The Scan

Driving Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes Down

Researchers from the UK and Italy have tested a gene drive for mosquitoes to limit the spread of malaria, NPR reports.

Office Space to Lab Space

The New York Times writes that some empty office spaces are transforming into lab spaces.

Prion Pause to Investigate

Science reports that a moratorium on prion research has been imposed at French public research institutions.

Genome Research Papers on Gut Microbe Antibiotic Response, Single-Cell RNA-Seq Clues to Metabolism, More

In Genome Research this week: gut microbial response to antibiotic treatment, approach to gauge metabolic features from single-cell RNA sequencing, and more.