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Under the agreement, the Leidos-operated Frederick National Lab will evaluate Resolution's ctDx liquid biopsy sequencing platform.

The French firm is assessing the Roche Cobas HPV test in preparation for a global Phase III clinical trial of its own therapeutic HPV vaccine.

Clovis hopes Sysmex's BEAMing test will work better than FFPE tests to identify candidates for treatment with rociletinib, its investigational EGFR inhibitor.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PathoGenetix today said that Marshfield Food Safety will evaluate and provide feedback on PathoGenetix's Resolution Microbial Genotyping System.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hurel today said that it has entered into a research and development collaboration with Sanofi to evaluate the use of Hurel's cell-based products and technologies for preclinical drug development.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PathoGenetix and the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service announced late on Monday the evaluation of PathoGenetix's technology for identifying strains of Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli, or STECs, and Salmonella enterica.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two hospitals in the Netherlands — the University Medical Center Groningen and Amphia Hospital — plan to evaluate and adopt Pathogenica's next-generation sequencing-based HAI BioDetection Kit in the surveillance and monitoring of infectious bacteria, the company said t

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Brazilian agricultural technology firm FuturaGene said today that the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will test FuturaGene's plant yield technology on staple crops grown by farmers in Asia, Africa, and Brazil.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Vanderbilt University is partnering with GE Global Research to evaluate GE's cancer mapping technology for cellular insight into colon tumors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mount Sinai Services in Toronto and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston are collaborating to test Axela's Risk of Recurrence Assay, the company said today.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.