The firm plans to launch its first test from the lab, a mRNA-based noninvasive confirmatory lung diagnostic, by the end of this year.

The certification creates a path to market for Mitra's CANScript test, which replicates a cancer patient's tumor microenvironment and predicts treatment outcomes.

The PGx firm can offer its RightMed test in 49 states and plans to seek certification in New York this year. 

The lab was opened earlier this year as the company's central genomics lab in North America, offering various genomic services such as DNA sequencing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Alacris Theranostics today said that is has gained Illumina CSPro certification for next-generation sequencing.

ImaGenes will become Roche's first certified European provider for CGH, which it adds to its Roche ChIP-chip and DNA methylation services.

The firms said the certification reflects OGT's status as a supplier of choice for large-scale outsourced microarray studies.

The functional genomics firm will offer the DNA Methylation Analysis services from Berlin.


The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.