technology evaluation agreement PerkinElmer SCID Test Chosen for Newborn Screening Evaluation in England Public Health England will use the company's Victor EnLite instrument and EnLite Neonatal TREC kit at three of six sites to evaluate screening newborns for "Bubble Boy" disease. Aspira Labs to Evaluate GenomeSmart Genetic Test Recommendation Platform The platform matches a patient's medical history and other data with national guidelines to recommended medically actionable genetic tests. Resolution Bioscience Inks Liquid Biopsy Collaboration With Leidos Biomedical Research Under the agreement, the Leidos-operated Frederick National Lab will evaluate Resolution's ctDx liquid biopsy sequencing platform. Genticel to Evaluate Roche HPV Test for Phase III Therapeutic Vaccine Trial 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 Evaluating Sysmex Inostics Blood Assay to ID EGFR Mutations in ctDNA of NSCLC Patients Premium Clovis hopes Sysmex's BEAMing test will work better than FFPE tests to identify candidates for treatment with rociletinib, its investigational EGFR inhibitor. Dec 17, 2013 Marshfield to Evaluate PathoGenetix System for Food Pathogen Testing Oct 1, 2013 Sanofi to Evaluate Hurel's Cell-based Technology for Drug Development Sep 30, 2013 USDA-ARS Evaluating PathoGenetix Technology for Foodborne Pathogen Identification Jul 11, 2013 Dutch Hospitals to Evaluate Pathogenica's HAI BioDetection Kit for Infection Monitoring May 30, 2013 Danforth Center to Use FuturaGene Platform for Crop Development Feb 12, 2013 Vanderbilt Evaluating GE Platform for Insights into Colon Cancer Jul 12, 2012 Two Hospitals Collaborate to Assess Axela Breast Cancer Assay May 22, 2012 Myriad, Intermountain Healthcare Partner on MDx Evaluation Mar 20, 2012 MD Anderson Evaluating Transgenomic's Ice-Cold PCR for CTC Analysis Mar 9, 2012 Henry C. Lee Institute Evaluating Pressure Bio's PCT Technology Feb 14, 2012 MolecularHealth, FDA to Evaluate Drug Safety Assessment Software Oct 19, 2011 VisionGate Raises $2M, Partners on Technology for Lung Cancer Testing Oct 14, 2011 UK Policing Agency Evaluating Epistem's DNA ID Technology Oct 13, 2011 Novartis Deal to Evaluate Accelr8's BACcel Platform Expires Without Further Extension Jul 25, 2011 Accelr8, Novartis Extend Evaluation Pact Jun 30, 2011 Epistem, Xcelris Evaluating Point-of-Need MDx Device for TB Identification Feb 22, 2011 Novartis to Evaluate Quanterix Platform for Dx Use Feb 15, 2011 Accelr8 Extends Evaluation Period with Novartis Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.