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MWG Biotech to Supply Pfizer with Sequencing Services, Arrays, Oligos

NEW YORK, March 24 (GenomeWeb News) - MWG Biotech will supply Pfizer with sequencing services, microarrays, and oligonucleotides, the company said today.

 

Under a new worldwide framework agreement, MWG Biotech of Ebersberg, Germany, will be Pfizer's "Partner of Choice" for these products and services. The agreement is non-exclusive and unlimited, according to an MWG spokeswoman.

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.