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Company officials said they expect the firm's growth momentum to continue in 2019, with increased penetration both in the US and in European markets.

The firm's diagnostics and genomics group saw a 13 percent year-over-year revenue increase in the first quarter.

Researchers profiled cervical microbe communities in relation to HPV, HIV, and cervical cytology status, identifying microbial shifts in high-grade lesions and HIV-positive cases.

An Australian research team found that population genetic screening for hereditary cancer and for carrier status could be cost-effective.

SeqOnce, which was founded in 2014, has developed a technology for NGS library preparation that it says is significantly quicker than competing methods.

For the last three months of 2018, Invitae reported $45.4 million in revenues compared to $25.4 million in Q4 2017, beating the consensus Wall Street estimate.

The company's lead product is a software platform that uses a patient's pharmacogenetic and other medical data to help personalize drug selection.

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.

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Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.

Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of wild and cultivated peach genomes, Hi-C-based pipeline for assembling microbial genomes from metagenomic data, and more.