The companies will develop a portfolio of indexed adapters specifically designed for multiplex NGS and optimized for use on Illumina systems such as the NovaSeq.
The company plans to submit a package to the FDA by the end of this year for use of the system in metastatic breast cancer patients, and then add other cancer types in the future.
Under the agreement, Genomax Technologies will distribute Streck's cell stabilization and molecular products in Singapore and Malaysia.
The company was founded earlier this year based on an improved method for multiple displacement amplification and a single-cell-variant caller.
The firm is in the process of commercializing an open, optimizable, high-throughput library preparation instrument for single-cell transcriptome profiling.
HTG will use its EdgeSeq platform to develop a multi-target mRNA assay for Daiichi Sankyo and to profile tumor samples for Centre Léon Bérard.
The single-cell VDJ profiling kit is the first of a suite of immunology products the company plans to launch this year.
The method uses graphene-coated silica particles fused to complementary RNA to register impedance changes in the presence of viruses.
The company plans to launch its PlexWell kit to enable multiplexing of 384 samples for NGS library construction in the second quarter of this year.
The agreement combines TTP's Mosquito with AATI's Fragment Analyzer to improve library preparation for next-generation sequencing.
The company has contracted with EKG Sales Associates for life science lead generation and hired two new sales directors.
Though they face challenges in sample collection, data analysis and storage, and funding, the EBP researchers are optimistic they will succeed.
The non-exclusive license allows BioVendor to use ACRI's Vn96 synthetic peptide for extracellular vesicle isolation.
The method uses chitosan-coated magnetic beads and bead-based lysis to reduce the number of sample prep steps.
The companies will work together to develop and market an automated ultra high-throughput sample preparation system based on their respective technologies.
Recently validated on pseudomonas and TB samples, the business card-sized device also enables on-chip extraction.
The team found that DNA damage affects a variety of samples and may lead to erroneous low-frequency variant calls unless stringent filtering is applied or the damage is repaired prior to sequencing.
Under a new co-exclusive agreement, Thermo Fisher will be able to sell 908's ZipChip platform alongside its HRAM mass spec instruments.
The firm's full-year 2016 revenues fell 9 percent, also on lower instrument sales.
The platform will be based on the company's PicoSep DNA and RNA sizing instrument.
New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.
Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.
La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.
In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.