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The Race is On: Agilent, NimbleGen Take Up ABI s Challenge for First Whole-Genome Microarray

NEW YORK, July 28 - The race is on to see who will be the first to release a whole human genome single microarray - and then sell it.

 

Agilent Technologies today said it will release a single-chip whole human genome microarray later this year, BioArray News, GenomeWeb's microarray industry newsletter, has learned.

 

Additionally, Madison, Wis.-based Nimblegen, a microarray services provider using its proprietary platform, said today that it already has a single-chip whole human genome microarray available for researchers. For details, please click here to read BioArray News.

The Scan

J&J Booster Support

A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times.

To Keep the Cases Moving

The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases.

NAS Expels Archaeologist

Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences.

PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil

In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.