technology transfer Qiagen Takes Over Commercial Sales of Sanger's COSMIC Database Premium The partners hope that the relationship will expand the reach of the COSMIC database for somatic tumor mutations while also fine-tuning future technology development. Natera, Unilabs Ink NIPT Technology Transfer Deal Unilabs has licensed the rights to develop, validate, and run Natera's Panorama NIPT technology out of its own laboratories. LifeCodexx Transferring PrenaTest to Laboratories in Germany, Switzerland The tech transfers are aided by LifeCodexx's PrenaBoxx NIPT data analysis solution, which runs locally and can analyze both NGS and qPCR data. Genetica Offering Natera's Panorama NIPT in Switzerland The firm is using Natera's Constellation software platform, which provides cloud-based access to bioinformatics algorithms for clinical genomics applications. USPTO Declares Interference Proceeding to Adjudicate CRISPR Patent Spat 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. Nov 26, 2014 Singapore Launches Diagnostics Development Hub Oct 16, 2014 BGI Dx, Bioscience Genomics Ink NIPT Deal Dec 10, 2013 Co-Diagnostics Receives PCR Technology from DNA Logix Mar 28, 2013 UK's Ploughshare Seeks to Outlicense One-Step DNA Recovery Method for Downstream PCR Analysis Premium Jun 28, 2012 NRC Presents House of Representatives with Action Plan for Driving University Scientific Innovation Oct 11, 2011 NIH Seeks Partner to Commercialize Low-Cost Tissue Microarrayer Premium Oct 29, 2009 BIO Report, Survey Reveal Importance of Academic Tech Licensing to US Economy Apr 17, 2009 MA Bio Group Must Promote Industry-Academic Deals to Support State's Life-Sci Stance: Report Premium Apr 1, 2009 Early Data from MIT Study Hints at Link Between Interdisciplinary Research and Tech Transfer Premium Apr 1, 2009 People Transfer: Apr 1, 2009 Premium Mar 25, 2009 Two Dublin Schools Pen 10-Year, $878M 'Innovation Alliance' to Spur Irish Economic Development Premium Mar 11, 2009 Tech Transfer Tidbits: Mar 11, 2009 Premium Mar 4, 2009 Oregon DOJ Rolls Back Rules Seen as Detrimental to Tech Transfer from State Universities Premium Mar 4, 2009 MedImmune Inks Exclusive License Agreement with La Jolla Institute for Asthma Discovery Premium Feb 25, 2009 People Transfer: Feb 25, 2009 Premium Feb 18, 2009 Organizations Showcase Web-Based Tech-Transfer Tools at University Tech Managers Meeting Premium Feb 18, 2009 Survey of Tech-Transfer Offices Reveals Typical Motivators; AUTM Panel Weighs Various Models Premium Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.