The company has signed an agreement with a Canadian government agency to analyze very small amounts of DNA evidence.

The company's Medical Laboratories testing and services division has received a renewal of its COLA accreditation.

The molecular diagnostics company is preparing to commercialize a pancreatic cancer test.

Three German labs have accredited the MALDI Biotyper.


The US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have proposed changing gene therapy oversight, the Associated Press reports.

Nature News reports that the Salk Institute has asked for the scope of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against it to be narrowed.

CNBC reports that the sequencing startup Veritas aims to sequence individuals who fall at extremes.

In PLOS this week: genotyping of indigenous North African goats, program to simulate evolve and resequencing studies, and more.