facility expansion

Centogene opened a Boston office in December and plans to open a lab there in a few months as it awaits an FDA decision on its clinical tool.

The company will use some of the funds to set up a new research laboratory within the US to better support collaborations with pharma and biotech.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina will build a new 150,000-square-foot facility in San Diego to house manufacturing and logistics, the company and the city said on Tuesday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Boston University has proposed building a new research center that will house interdisciplinary life sciences research projects involving systems and synthetic biology and neuroscience.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced it will invest $18 million to expand its facility in Pleasanton, Calif., where the company will implement current good manufacturing practice capabilities for its genetic analysis products.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Jackson Laboratory has bought a building on a 17-acre property in Ellsworth, Me., located a few miles from its main campus in Bar Harbor for an undisclosed sum.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Jackson Laboratory said yesterday that it has begun a $27 million expansion of its Jax-West facility in Sacramento.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Exact Sciences will expand into 10,000-square-feet of additional space at University Research Park at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, while Epicentre will move its Madison operations into a 27,000-square-foot space at the park, URP announced on Wednesday.

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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.