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.
The companies will use their respective technologies to develop multiplex molecular diagnostic panels for laboratory testing.
Under the terms of the agreement, Natera will develop in vitro diagnostic products for oncology and pay Illumina milestone payments and royalties.
Seattle-based chemical manufacturer Arzeda will buy megabase quantities of synthetic DNA from Gen9 for use in developing new advanced molecules.
The supply agreement was originally established between BG and the now defunct Health Diagnostics Laboratory, which was formerly BG's biggest customer.
Norgen Biotek's sample prep products are already used in Biodesix's GeneStrat liquid biopsy assay workflow.
The two companies are extending an existing agreement that provides for PerkinElmer to supply Agilent with chips for its 2100 Bioanalyzer system.
The Madison, Wisconsin-based firm, a subsidiary of Fujifilm, will supply iCell products to Roche for use in drug discovery.
WaferGen's Apollo 324 NGS library preparation technology will be used for sequencing-based genetic testing in reproductive health.
In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.
Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.
Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.
In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.