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The firm plans to use net proceeds for corporate purposes, including capital expenditures and working capital.

Luminex said that its MDx sample-to-answer portfolio grew 31 percent over the prior-year quarter and generated $12.9 million.

Invitae reported $25.4 million in fourth quarter revenues compared to $9.2 million in Q4 2016, beating the consensus Wall Street estimate.

The proteomics firm is swapping 4 million of its shares for a 10 percent interest in CPR with the goal of moving into clinical trials and related research.

The university is arguing that the judge had no basis to compel arbitration of what Cornell is claiming is a fraudulent settlement.

The $649 NGS test screens for 193 disorders, can be ordered online, and is designed to supplement standard state newborn screening services. 

During the quarter, the company reopened its CLIA lab in New Haven, Connecticut, following the company's merger with Transgenomic in June.

Q-State Biosciences, which focuses on neurologic disorders, will work closely with WuXi NextCode to relaunch Claritas' exome assays.

Overall, revenues were up 8 percent. In the diagnostics segment, molecular product sales were driven primarily by continued strength across Aptima women's health products.

Revenue increases for the firm's for high-throughput genomics and mass cytometry products were offset by declines in single-cell genomics product sales.

DiscernDx, which is backed by Khosla Ventures, stepped in to purchase API's assets after lender Square 1 Bank asserted a lien on the company late last year.

The US ITC has ruled that Oxford Nanopore's products do not infringe on single-molecule sequencing-related patents held by PacBio. 

Clive Brown, the company's chief technology officer, provided an update on the firm's business and talked about new products and planned improvements.

 

The partnership will allow customers using NEBNext Direct target enrichment products to analyze data with the Bluebee platform.

Launch Diagnostics will distribute BioGx's entire product line, including laboratory-use-only products, in the UK and Ireland.

The biomarker has been associated with retinal ganglion cell death and is upregulated in mouse models of chronic glaucoma.

OnRamp will provide its systems and services for next-generation sequencing data analysis on the Science Exchange platform.

The firm said it will use the net proceeds for R&D, including the continued development of its Acuitas AMR gene panels.

The firm reported total revenues of $194 million, compared to $196.5 million in Q2 2017, but beat the consensus Wall Street estimate of $188.8 million.

The PCR-based cartridge is designed to detect 21 pneumonia pathogens and 19 genetic markers of antibiotic resistance, and runs on the company's Unyvero system.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.