The five-year project aims to analyze environmental DNA in three Maine watersheds to improve the management of the state's coastal ecosystems.
Built on concepts developed in Timothy Lu's MIT lab, a new approach to DNA-based computing in a cell increases precision and, potentially, scale.
The $10 million initiative will include scientists from the University of California's campuses, as well as from governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
Illumina plans to upgrade all its NIPT customers to version 2 of its VeriSeq solution over the next year.
Ontera, formerly called Two Pore Guys, was founded to develop a handheld molecular sensor based on proprietary solid-state nanopore technology.
The firm said it is helping customers convert from SNP genotyping arrays to an NGS workflow, which may allow it to access the ag-bio and direct-to-consumer markets.
The firm reported revenues of $13.6 million and raised full-year revenue guidance, but revised full-year earnings guidance downward.
The funding, provided in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, will support research applying genomics in agriculture and aquaculture.
French biopreservation firm Imagene will provide Twist with DNAshell technology and services to advance the storage of digital data in DNA.
Integrated DNA Technologies said it will act as the primary supplier of next-generation sequencing oligo products for Clear Lab's NGS-based Clear Safety platform.
Verogen's ForenSeq kit and Thermo Fisher Scientific's Precision ID Whole Genome Panel can now be used to create DNA profiles for a national repository.
Arbor has been working with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium to develop resources for bread wheat research including a standardized exome panel.
Forensic laboratories can now use the Applied Biosystems Precision ID System mtDNA analysis to submit profiles to a national database.
The companies will combine their respective technologies to offer genomic services for the plant and animal breeding sectors.
Zef Scientific will distribute PathogenDx's molecular pathogen detection platform for cannabis, hemp, agriculture, and food safety applications.
The group will integrate IDT's oligo synthesis technology with 3CR's PCR Allele Competitive Extension (PACE) Genotyping Master Mix and expertise in developing assays.
The company is aiming to create a suite of products that can help researchers and manufacturers engineer various genomes at scale for multiple purposes.
The agreement follows a number of other distribution deals Bioké has signed in recent months including ones with Omni Life Science, Syntec, and Namocell.
The researchers sequenced and analyzed the domesticated almond genome, uncovering why they are sweet, unlike bitter wild almonds.
NatGeo will continue to conduct research using its database, which includes data on roughly a million individuals.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
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