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 Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.