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Evotec Tech Installs HTS/HCS System in Cincinnati’s GRI

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Evotec said this week that its Evotec Technologies division has installed a plate::explorer system with an Opera high-content screening extension to the Genome Research Institute at the University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
 
The new system will enable GRI and affiliate researchers to conduct high-throughput and high-content screening

The Scan

And Back

The New York Times reports that missing SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences are back in a different database.

Lacks Family Hires Attorney

A lawyer for the family of Henrietta Lacks plans to seek compensation from pharmaceutical companies that have used her cancer cells in product development, the Baltimore Sun reports.

For the Unknown

The Associated Press reports that family members are calling on the US military to use new DNA analysis techniques to identify unknown sailors and Marines who were on the USS Arizona.

PLOS Papers on Congenital Heart Disease, COVID-19 Infection Host MicroRNAs, Multiple Malformation Mutations

In PLOS this week: new genes linked to congenital heart disease, microRNAs with altered expression in COVID-19, and more.