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.

Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.