The deal to develop a cancer diagnostic for dogs could be worth approximately $1.8 million to Celsee.
The Boston-based synthetic biology company will use the proceeds to grow Bioworks3, its new organism foundry, and to expand into new markets.
Researchers compared microbes found by swabbing the International Space Station to swabs taken from houses and to the human microbiome.
The firm's microfluidic based technology collects and purifies genetic material, producing a complete PCR reaction to identify pathogens in liquid samples.
The funding is being provided by Genome Canada, as well as various Canadian provinces, businesses, and research institutes.
LGC will offer NuGen's single-primer enrichment technology for next-generation sequencing target enrichment.
The firm will market its test directly to large property management firms in the US, Canada, and worldwide.
Researchers from the Anopheles gambiae 1000 Genomes Project uncovered high levels of genetic diversity in two mosquito species in Africa.
Researchers identified a genetically distinct cluster of gentle Africanized honeybees in Puerto Rico, which appear to have undergone selection in recent years.
Syngenta said that it is using CRISPR-Cas9 in multiple crops including corn, wheat, tomato, rice, and sunflower.
The system combines sample preparation technology capable of amplifying tens of thousands of locations in the genome with next-generation sequencing.
Living DNA and its partners are aiming to create a detailed genetic map of the world based on people's DNA.
The partners will work together to study the genomics of cannabis for medical and nutraceutical applications.
The International Commission on Missing Persons and Qiagen have launched a next-generation sequencing workflow for missing persons DNA identification.
The collaborators will grant the licenses to any entities wanting to use the technology for commercial agricultural research and product development.
Researchers uncovered species-specific and others genes that are active when sea cucumbers are regrowing their internal organs.
The system uses synthetic probes that bind to molecules of interest and then pass through solid-state nanopores, enabling detection of the target molecules.
Using new genome and transcriptome sequences, researchers saw expansions and expression jumps in sulfur and fruit ripening pathways in Durio zibethinus.
The genome sequence enabled the researchers to examine genes involved in the synthesis of ginsenosides, the bioactive component of ginseng.
Both deals should advance Ginkgo's custom microbe business as it expands into consumer goods markets such as cosmetics, nutrition, and food.
Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.