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Under the partnership, DNAnexus customers will have direct access to the Dragen Genome Pipeline for "ultra-rapid" genome analysis.

His time at OIVD was one of breakneck advancement in molecular diagnostics, to which the agency responded with regulatory action and efforts to reduce regulatory burden.

The researchers explored how genomic variations influence protein expression as well as the usefulness of proteomic profiles in predicting drug response.

The HPOs will receive $13.8 million to enroll people interested in the All of Us program, gather participant health information, and help retain participants.

The firm plans to use the funding to expand commercial sales efforts, advance CDx partnerships, build its regulatory infrastructure, and explore new R&D avenues.

Thermo Fisher has acquired the contract development and manufacturing organization for $35 per share in cash.

Using data for 34 individuals, researchers tallied human DNA methylation variation across Yakut, Cambodian, Pathan, Mozabite, and Mayan populations.

Investigators retraced features contributing to Lyme disease spread by sequencing 146 Borrelia burgdorferi isolates collected in North America since the 1980s.

The assays should be easy to perform and capable of detecting HIV from a finger-stick blood or other sample shortly after infection or treatment interruption.

The additional investment was led by Section 32, and also included 23andMe cofounder Anne Wojcicki and other private and strategic investors.

The agreement, which covers Interpace's ThyGenX and ThyraMIR diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of thyroid cancer in patients with indeterminate thyroid nodules.

Variants in CETP-inhibitor and statin target genes helped investigators untangle complex ties between low-density lipoprotein levels and cardiovascular events.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in new legislation that broadens the ability of law enforcement to use rapid DNA analysis technology.

The company said it will use the funds to accelerate its biomarker discovery programs and further develop its cancer immunotherapy biomarker platform.

Gene expression may offer clues to antibody activity after flu vaccination in individuals under 35, according to expression data for hundreds of individuals. 

Vendors DNAnexus and Saphetor hope to create a seamless platform for genome-based biomarker discovery and interpretation.

By genotyping hundreds of individuals from populations in Sudan and South Sudan, investigators untangled genetic contributions from Eurasian groups migrating into Africa.

The company said it is considering all transactions that would boost shareholder value including a merger or sale of its assets.

The team found that cancer-causing genes depend on the BTK gene, which they believe they can shut down with an existing drug.

The final LCD covers AlloSure in renal allograft recipients who have a probability of active renal allograft rejection.

The software provides analysis of HLA typing by NGS on several platforms, including ones from Illumina, Thermo Fisher, and PacBio.

The partners will collaborate on clinical studies aimed at driving health plan coverage for molecular diagnostic products.

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.