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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.

Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.