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RZPD Adds NimbleGen Array CGH Service to Offerings

NEW YORK, June 15 (GenomeWeb News) - The German Resource Center for Genome Research, RZPD, has added NimbleGen's array comparative genomic hybridization service to its offerings, the Berlin-based organization said on Monday.


Initially, RZPD will offer NimbleGen's whole-human-genome array CGH, followed by a number of whole-genome arrays that are in development for model organisms.


RZPD has been NimbleGen Systems' exclusive distributor in Germanyand Austria  since last fall.

The Scan

Not as High as Hoped

The Associated Press says initial results from a trial of CureVac's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine suggests low effectiveness in preventing COVID-19.

Finding Freshwater DNA

A new research project plans to use eDNA sampling to analyze freshwater rivers across the world, the Guardian reports.

Rise in Payments

Kaiser Health News investigates the rise of payments made by medical device companies to surgeons that could be in violation of anti-kickback laws.

Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More

In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more.