ISO

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – GenDx announced that it has received Canadian ISO certification, enabling the firm to start the registration procedure for its Sanger and next-generation sequencing HLA reagents and software for diagnostic purposes in Canada.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – AITbiotech has received ISO 13485:2003 certification for its labs in Singapore that offer genomics services and molecular diagnostic testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agendia today said that its facilities in Irvine, Calif., and Amsterdam have received ISO 13485 certification.

The cancer biobanking and services company established a new management system to cover all of its processes.

The company also plans to seek FDA clearance for a cytogenetics device.

The company's Nippon EGT arm has been certified for its IVD oligonucleotide production business.

The firm gained ISO certification for quality management systems.

The certification covers the firm's clinical lab services and research products.

The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.