Unilabs has licensed the rights to develop, validate, and run Natera's Panorama NIPT technology out of its own laboratories.
Lita Nelsen from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's technology-transfer office is retiring after decades there.
The tech transfers are aided by LifeCodexx's PrenaBoxx NIPT data analysis solution, which runs locally and can analyze both NGS and qPCR data.
The firm is using Natera's Constellation software platform, which provides cloud-based access to bioinformatics algorithms for clinical genomics applications.
The patent office has named the Broad Institute, et al. as the junior party in the proceedings and the University of California, et al. as the senior party.
In tech transfer successes, Harvard falls behind a number of other institutions, according to an analysis by Stat News.
More and more universities are helping their researchers patent their inventions, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The Singapore Agency for Science and Technology Research has launched a new Diagnostics Development Hub to help develop and commercialize diagnostic tests.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI Dx, a subsidiary of BGI, and Italian firm Bioscience Genomics today announced they have signed a five-year framework agreement focused on non-invasive prenatal testing.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Co-Diagnostics said recently that certain real-time PCR technology has been transferred to the company from DNA Logix.
The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.
The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.
Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.
In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.