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The firm will encounter stiff competition, particularly from BioMérieux and Luminex, but there are untapped opportunities for adoption, according to industry analysts.

Diploid hopes to lighten the workload of clinical geneticists drowning in next-generation sequencing data.

Dubbing itself a "telegenomics company," San Francisco startup Genome Medical announced the launch this week of its genetic consultation services offering.

The telegenomics startup will use the proceeds to support the rollout of its genetic consultation services. A pilot version of the services was launched last fall.

The company's test measures epigenetic alteration of two genes using Qiagen PCR methods, in order to detect signs of recurrence in colorectal cancer patients post-surgery.

The British molecular genetics company recently announced a menu update for its SureSeq myPanel NGS Custom Cancer Panel offering.

The British molecular diagnostics company plans to make its array-based test for early-stage Alzheimer's disease available in the US by year end.

The company has aspirations for a combined molecular/immunoassay platform, but plans to go to market with a 22-target real-time PCR-enabled syndromic panel.

The Merck KGaA subsidiary is launching the research-use only SMCxPRO later this year for protein detection using sandwich ELISAs paired with proprietary optical readout.

The firm envisions applying its new PlexSet technology to the upper end of multiplex gene expression analysis as well as CRISPR validation applications.

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The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.

Researchers find a number of traits differ by sex and could affect mouse model studies, according to Reuters.

Tweaking the skin microbiome could help address some skin conditions, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.