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A University of Pennsylvania-led team found that genetic population structure in Africa is associated with geography, as well as with language and lifestyle.

Emedgene, which makes AI-based, automated genomic interpretation software, will use the Series A funding to expand its US sales operations.

As part of the collaboration, Belgium-based Diploid will integrate Genomenon's Mastermind genomic search engine into its Moon diagnostic software.

The firms said that HuaSin obtained exclusive rights to develop a fully automated HPV genotyping assay platform that uses Genomica’s technology.

Under the terms of the agreement, Yourgene will offer its NIPT products on Thermo's NGS instruments in Southeast Asia and pay off its debts to Thermo.

The companies have signed a licensing agreement related to bioinformatics tools to enable antimicrobial resistance research.

Researchers used genomic, transcriptomic, and virulence data on thousands of Streptococcus pyogenes strains to identify features influencing infections.

Test volumes, revenues per test and costs per test improved during the quarter, company executives said.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in a study showing that the bacterial makeup of human milk is influenced by mode of breastfeeding.

Researchers from the Genetics Investigation of Anthropometric Traits consortium tied loci in lipid homeostasis and other pathways to differences in waist-to-hip ratio.

The new center will focus on liquid biopsy technologies for tracking treatment response and for monitoring patients with minimal residual disease.

The firm's lead product is a blood-based assay, called Alibrex, which uses PCR technology to monitor stage IV solid tumor cancer therapy.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons updated consensus guidelines to recommend multigene panel testing for patients with cancer, including those who were tested many years ago.

Researchers saw an over-representation of CpG methylation shifts in 11 obesity-related genes in more than 260 adolescents from a Pennsylvania cohort.

The investment bank said the company is strongly positioned as a leader in the transplant diagnostics market with tests that serve an unmet need.

Many variants that became more prevalent in different rabbit populations after viral exposure were associated with immune system functions, a new study suggests.

Decipher — formerly GenomeDx Biosciences — will help Dendreon identify patients who are likely to respond to its prostate cancer therapy Provenge.

The test is for monitoring treatment response in chronic myeloid leukemia and uses a new Droplet Digital PCR instrument.

The Philips platform will support oncology testing workflows and helped with the launch of Illumina TruSight Tumor 170 NGS testing at the Florida institute.

Investigators found methylation models in conserved ribosomal DNA from mice also showed promise as age predictors in canine and human samples.

The firms will use AbCellera's antibody discovery platform, which combines a variety of technologies including next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics.

The assay's CE marking permits its use for the early diagnosis of HIV-1 in infants and for measuring viral load and disease progression using dried blood spot samples.

The company plans to use the funds to support development of an early cancer detection test and expansion of its CDx sales force.

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.