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Qiagen and Protedyne Team Up to Develop Automated Nucleic Acid Purification System

NEW YORK, June 14 (GenomeWeb News) - Qiagen and Protedyne will collaborate to develop an automated nucleic acid purification system for diagnostic samples, the companies said today.

 

Qiagen, based in Venlo, the Netherlands, will create high-throughput nucleic acid purification procedures for Windsor, Conn.-based Protedyne's BioCube instruments.

 

Both companies plan to make available sample preparation protocols resulting from the collaboration as technical notes.

The Scan

Support for Moderna Booster

An FDA advisory committee supports authorizing a booster for Moderna's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, CNN reports.

Testing at UK Lab Suspended

SARS-CoV-2 testing at a UK lab has been suspended following a number of false negative results.

J&J CSO to Step Down

The Wall Street Journal reports that Paul Stoffels will be stepping down as chief scientific officer at Johnson & Johnson by the end of the year.

Science Papers Present Proteo-Genomic Map of Human Health, Brain Tumor Target, Tool to Infer CNVs

In Science this week: gene-protein-disease map, epigenomic and transcriptomic approach highlights potential therapeutic target for gliomas, and more