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Digene Licenses Luminex Platform Technology for Diagnostic Apps

NEW YORK, May 5 (GenomeWeb News) - Digene will have access to Luminex's bead-based xMAP multiplex technology together with non-exclusive worldwide rights to commercialize in vitro clinical diagnostic tests in women's health, as part of an agreement the companies announced today.


Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The Scan

Dropped Charges

The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal.

More Kids

The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children.

PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS

In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more.

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.