breach of contract Novacyt in Dispute with UK Department of Health and Social Care Over Coronavirus Test Contract Novacyt noted that it generated $98.5 million in the first quarter of 2021, about half of which came from sales to the DHSC. Celmatix Sues 23andMe for $100M Alleging Breach of Contract The genomics-focused fertility management company claims that 23andMe failed to meet its contractual obligations within a research collaboration. BioChain Threatens Legal Action Against Epigenomics for Contract Termination Epigenomics terminated a licensing contract related to Chinese distribution rights for its Septin9 biomarker and Epi proColon colorectal cancer blood test. CRISPR License Agreements Prohibit Misuse, but Enforcement is Challenging Premium CRISPR technology has made its way around the world, but in the wake of the He Jiankui controversy, the industry is asking what recourse it has against misuse. Twist Bioscience Files Response to Agilent Technologies Lawsuit Agilent filed a lawsuit against Twist nearly a year ago, alleging that Twist Cofounder and CEO Emily LeProust had stolen DNA oligonucleotide synthesis technology. Feb 4, 2016 Agilent Files Intellectual Property Theft Lawsuit Against Twist Bioscience Oct 3, 2012 Med BioGene Amends Licensing Deal with Precision; Updates Litigation Status Jan 9, 2012 Transgenomic, Power3 End Breach-of-Contract Suit Feb 25, 2011 Signal Genetics Adds Precision Therapeutics to Suit Feb 14, 2011 Signal Genetics Sues Med BioGene Jul 13, 2010 Cepheid Files Countersuit against Abaxis in Reagent Patent Dispute Feb 24, 2010 Transgenomic Files Suit Against Power3 Alleging Fraud, Slander Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.