Qiagen reported year-over-year net sales of 1 percent, or 5 percent at constant exchange rates ahead of its planned Q2 earnings release next week.
Dubbed Automobi Molecular Diagnostics, the company will establish local manufacturing facilities and work to commercialize the Novodiag platform in China.
The Chinese joint venture aims to develop infectious disease assays based on iCubate's proprietary amplicon-rescued multiplex PCR technology.
Through the JV and strategic partnership, the companies aim to provide precision diagnostic products and services to Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.
The firms will jointly invest in establishing a joint venture company in China, and Autobio has also invested €10 million in Mobidiag.
Through their joint venture, Berry and Prenetics aim to offer a range of direct-to-consumer genetic testing services to the Chinese market.
The two firms will provide €14M ($16.2 million) of equity funding to commercialize the Idylla platform in the Chinese market.
The planned joint venture with Beijing Zishan Health Consultancy is aimed at bringing Genetic Technologies' genomic tests to the Chinese market.
A new company will be established to develop a service platform using blockchain technology for medical services and personalized health management.
The partners plan to apply genomics to traditional Chinese medicine.
Researchers are sampling the wild relatives of modern crops to try to preserve genetic diversity, NPR reports.
MIT's Search for Extraterrestrial Genomes is developing sequencing tools to use to try to detect whether there is any life on Mars, Quartz reports.
Undark reports on a bill introduced this year to the US House of Representatives to strengthen scientific integrity.
In Genome Research this week: post-zygotic mutations in diabetes development, single-cell RNA sequencing study of aging, and more.