PGDx has the exclusive rights to develop both tissue- and blood-based diagnostics using MSK’s TMB-related intellectual property.
Premaitha had been sued by Illumina for allegedly infringing on five patents related to noninvasive prenatal testing with its Iona test.
Cornell claims that it was fraudulently induced into settling a patent-infringement lawsuit it filed with Life Tech against Illumina.
The Broad Institute also announced announced a setback in proceedings over a CRISPR patent application filed in Europe.
Interleukin said in July that it would liquidate its assets after laying off 63 percent of its workforce and suspending sales of its controversial genetic test.
The collaborators will grant the licenses to any entities wanting to use the technology for commercial agricultural research and product development.
The nonexclusive license allows Arcadia to use the patented technology to develop nutritional and agricultural productivity traits in its core crops.
Enzo Biochem, Enzo Life Sciences, and Yale University had originally brought the suit against Life Technologies, now part of Thermo Fisher, in 2004.
Population Genetics was formed to commercialize the IP portfolio of Sydney Brenner focused on high sensitivity and high specificity NGS detection.
Enzo's patent relates to modified nucleotides for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, and is central to separate ongoing lawsuits with diagnostic developers.
The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.