accreditation Macrogen Receives South Korean Accreditation The designation will enable the South Korea-based squencing services provider to perform NGS analysis of clinical trial samples. Labs Mull New Regulatory Path for NGS Tumor Panels in Wake of FDA Decision on MSK-IMPACT Premium The authorization implements regulatory strategies the FDA advanced with industry stakeholders, though labs may still be more inclined to take the CLIA route, as long as it is available. UPDATE: Strand's India Laboratory Receives CAP, NABL Accreditations The Strand Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine lab is now accredited in India to perform three of Strand's most popular tests. WuXi NextCode Sequencing Facility Receives CAP Accreditation It is also the first such lab in China to be licensed by the State of California, allowing it to process samples from the state. Epic Sciences Receives CAP Accreditation The firm has developed a platform for unbiased isolation of circulating tumor cells that allows follow-on genomic and other analyses of single cells. Jul 6, 2015 Premaitha Health Receives Accreditation from English Regulator for NIPT Lab Jul 1, 2015 BGI Hong Kong Lab Gets CAP Accreditation May 27, 2015 Allele Dx Lands CAP Accreditation Dec 8, 2014 Metamark's Cambridge Lab Receives CAP Accreditation Dec 4, 2014 Invitae Receives CAP Accreditation, Coverage Eligibility from Blue Shield of California and CMS Dec 3, 2012 GATC Sequencing Facility Receives ISO 17025 Accreditation Dec 13, 2010 Warnex Receives Funding for 'Touch DNA' Analysis Mar 2, 2010 Warnex Lab Accreditation Renewed Dec 17, 2009 Asuragen Lab Gains CAP Accreditation Sep 21, 2009 Bruker Receives New Biotyper Accreditations Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.