Public sector programs in some low- and middle-income countries will obtain access to Hologic's Panther system through a single, all-inclusive pricing structure.
Illumina has extended a supply agreement with Foundation until 2023 and developed an automated metagenomics workflow with PerkinElmer.
OpGen recently launched the first Acuitas test, which is designed to detect the most common bacterial causes of complicated urinary tract infections.
Sema4, spun out of Mount Sinai earlier this year, will standardize its two major labs on the Core Informatics Platform for Science as it looks to grow.
OraSure noted that the devices allow ambient temperature transportation and storage of a liquid sample to enable high throughput automation in a laboratory.
British genomics interpretation software vendor Congenica inked a deal with a Portuguese hospital to analyze whole-exome sequencing data for the In2Genome project.
The companies will combine OpGen's Acuitas Rapid Test for Pathogen ID and Thermo Fisher's new mid-throughput real-time PCR system.
WeGene will use DNA Genotek's saliva DNA collection kits for its genetic testing and personalized healthcare services.
The institute has selected the firm's RNA-seq library preparation kits for use in gene expression profiling in single-cell analysis of brain cells.
Clinical lab supply firm Streck will exclusively supply Biodesix with DNA and RNA tubes, including its lines of blood collection tubes.
In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.
At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.
The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.
Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.