The company will partner with University College Dublin's Animal Genomics Laboratory to further develop genomic technologies to assess the origin, quality, and safety of food.
Cowen gave the company a rating of Outperform while JP Morgan assigned its shares a Neutral rating.
The firm's technology uses DNA sequencing, artificial intelligence, and a microbial database to interpret soil health and identify potential disease risk.
The contract covers Bio-Rad's iQ-Check RT-PCR pathogen detection test kits, which cover pathogens including Salmonella spp. and Listeria monocytogenes.
CoPrimers use a proprietary chemistry that attaches primers to probes with a polyethylene glycol-based linker, which prevents the formation of primer-dimers.
Menlo Park, California-based Clear Labs, which raised a combined $19.5 million in Series A and B financing rounds, has raised $45 million to date.
The two papers published today in Science and Cell have implications for both forensics and genetic research.
Canine genetic testing company Embark Veterinary drew upon genetic data from almost 6,000 dogs of its customers for a study of blue eyes among dogs.
The Belgian company also provided an update on its flagship PCR analysis software and outlined current and future business endeavors.
The firm's suite of tests, based on its Factorial system, produce cellular signatures offering clues to a compound's toxicity and the types of pathways it perturbs.
The company is marketing the panel, which runs on NanoString Technologies' nCounter System, to chemical and cosmetics firms as a replacement for animal models.
The Israeli companies will use NRGene's computational tools to develop DNA-based biomarkers for medical cannabis breeding and strain identification.
The program was established to support the development and dissemination of functional genomic tools and techniques for genome manipulation in model organisms.
The work is a step toward transitioning from PCR- and CE-based methods for STR profiling in forensics to NGS-based approaches.
The company uses genome editing technologies for agricultural and biomedical applications, including therapeutic cell, tissue, and organ generation.
MBio will use the funding to refine its diagnostic tool and to improve manufacturing as the firm scales up to support its commercialization partners.
The consortium sequenced the bread wheat variety Chinese Spring, which has been used to develop genetic resources used by wheat researchers.
The system is designed to detect single amino acid polymorphisms in touch skin samples that can be used to identify specific people.
The teams, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and NYU Langone Health, generated viable yeast strains with just one or two chromosomes.
The scientists collected fecal samples from more than 9,000 pigs and chickens to find in excess of 400 antimicrobial resistance genes, which varied by country.
NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.
Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.
A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.