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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.

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.