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The collaboration will allow oncologists a streamlined view of the treatments and trials available to patients based on their genomic profile.

The firm expects to validate its test as a triage tool to identify SARS-CoV-2 patients at risk of sepsis and pursue US FDA Emergency Use Authorization.

Yourgene will provide molecular COVID-19 testing to corporate clients of Caxton, who will obtain their results through Hooha Innovations' Prova app.

Roche will have non-exclusive access to SpeeDx's existing tests and technology to enable expansion of diagnostic products for antibiotic resistance in STIs.

The company recently agreed to pay millions to three major insurers under settlement agreements related to allegations over undisclosed past business practices.

In the study, called Coronagenes, the team aims to identify genes that influence the risk of developing COVID-19 and affect disease severity.

The Beijing-based company offers genomics products and services, including PCR instruments and cancer sequencing, and maintains a research center in the US.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in Illumina's announcement that it has received EUA from the FDA for its NGS-based SARS-CoV-2 test.

The Rostock, Germany-based company reported €12.1 million ($13.6 million) in revenues, missing the average analyst estimate of $14.7 million.

The test has been developed to run on Illumina's NextSeq 550Dx next-generation sequencing platform and will be prepared for commercial launch in Europe.

Dante Labs will use library preparation kits from Nonacus and software from CCG.ai to create a sample-to-report service, the firms said.

The PCR test detects HIV-1 RNA on the NeuMoDx 96/288 Molecular Systems and joins the company's other bloodborne viral tests for hepatitis B and C.

The disease occurs when cytomegalovirus infection is passed from a mother to an unborn child and can lead to severe and potentially fatal outcomes.

The PCR-based tests are designed to detect SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid in various respiratory specimens including nasopharyngeal swabs.

Sequences from 20 Neolithic and Iron Age individuals in sub-Saharan Africahelped retrace regional interactions between forager, pastoralist, and farming groups.

Lexent Bio's monitoring platform is in development and based on low-pass whole-genome sequencing and DNA methylation analysis.

The Tucson, Arizona-based firm signed agreements with Denmark-based BioNordika, Czech Republic-based Explorea, and Bulgaria-based Elta 90.

KidneyIntelX can be used to report risk assessment results for fast-progressing kidney disease and future kidney failure for patients with chronic kidney disease.

Cue Health's test is authorized for use at the point of care, while Tide and TBG's PCR-based tests are performed by CLIA-certified laboratories.

Some population-specific structural variation was shared with archaic human groups, suggesting they arose through long-ago introgression.

The technique could be used to study DNA repair at high resolution in space, time, and genomic coordinates, the researchers said.

A comparative genomics and machine-learning analysis spanning almost 1,000 viral genomes pointed to two proteins that appear to be altered in SARS-CoV-2 and MERS-CoV.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.