The test is the first near-patient assay for M. genitalium, and can also guide treatment by detecting antibacterial resistance markers.
The company plans to use the proceeds to fund the redemption of its outstanding 5.00 percent senior notes due 2020.
The companies also launched an early-access program for their first CRISPR-Chip-based product, the Genome Sensor.
By sequencing an Indus Valley Civilization representative and related individuals, investigators learned more about the South Asian ancestry, farming history, and languages.
The French metagenomic sequencing firm received funding from both historical and new investors, including debt financing from Norgine Ventures.
OncoCyte believes Razor's CLIA-validated lung cancer prognostic test will complement its in-development DetermaVu lung cancer detection assay.
The Belgian oncology molecular diagnostics firm reported a 17 percent increase in product sales but said that sales of cartridges in the US were lower than expected.
The San Francisco-based microbial genomics firm will sell off its product lines, testing labs, IP, and data within the next three months.
In response to BD's patent suit, 10x alleged BD's single-cell products infringe its own patents. 10x also asked the judge to dismiss BD's lawsuit.
Clinical applications grew 11 percent driven by 34 percent growth in the molecular biology segment, including a 31 percent spike in FilmArray product sales.
Different biological processes appear to drive body mass index during infancy and later in childhood and adulthood, which could inform obesity prevention strategies.
A genomic analysis of ancient and modern samples revealed population clusters and ancestral contributions stemming from historical migrations and admixture events.
The combined firm will be based in Gaithersburg, Maryland and will focus on infectious disease diagnostics and antimicrobial resistance prediction services.
The group notes the importance of lab CLIA certification, clear test reports, and clinical validity support for test claims in the literature, guidelines, and FDA labels.
The center, launched by the National University of Ireland Galway, plans to train 115 doctoral students in genomics data science over the next seven years.
The company announced its European subsidiary priced an offering of €6.20 billion ($6.83 billion) in senior notes to fund part of its purchase of GE's Biopharma business.
The technology uses a proprietary chemistry that attaches primers to probes with a polyethylene glycol-based linker to prevent the formation of primer-dimers.
The company reported $10.7 million in total revenues for the quarter and said test report volume for its DecisionDx-Melanoma test grew 27 percent.
A European study, published today in NEJM, used a POC, PCR-based system to perform CYP2C19 genotyping to guide platelet inhibitor therapy.
The index, which slightly underperformed the Dow Jones, had a smaller loss in August than in the previous month.
Researchers uncovered six clusters among the more than 2,500 individuals they analyzed and noted varying degrees of Norse Viking ancestry in their cohort.
Based on runs of homozygosity, researchers estimated that roughly one in every 3,650 participants had parents who were first- or second-degree relatives.
The company, founded earlier this year, is developing a technology for the detection of low-frequency genetic mutations for diagnostic applications.
NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.
According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.
A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.
In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.