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CEO Brad Gray said the firm has outgrown its existing sales model and will be looking to add both new sales leadership and new consumables sales roles.

The firm will transition from its current partnership with Anachem to a direct sales and support channel in the UK as it expands its European operations.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom today announced that it has signed several distribution deals outside of the US that will expand access to the firm's MaterniT21 PLUS testing service outside the United States.

Rosetta Launches US Sales Team

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The team will particularly focus on Rosetta's miRview Mets and miRview Mets 2 tests, which are designed to determine the source of cancers of unknown primary origin.

CEO Peter Meldrum said at a conference this week that Myriad's sales force "provides doctors [with] the tools to do counseling" in-house, and as a result, physicians can bill insurers directly for the service.

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.