Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Integrated Genomics, Eurofins MWG Operon Ink Sequencing and Analysis Alliance

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –German genomics tools and services firm Eurofins MWG Operon said today that it has reached a cooperation agreement with Integrated Genomics to combine their sequencing and analysis services aimed at microbial, fungal, and algal organisms research.

Mount Prospect, Ill.-based Integrated Genomics provides microbial bioinformatics tools and services based on its ERGO sequence analysis platform.

The companies struck the agreement to provide their customers with one-stop shopping for complete genome projects providing analysis results from raw extracted DNA.

Integrated Genomics CEO John Elling said that the integration will enable the firms to "provide complete genome sequencing and analysis projects for our customers."

The Scan

Not as High as Hoped

The Associated Press says initial results from a trial of CureVac's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine suggests low effectiveness in preventing COVID-19.

Finding Freshwater DNA

A new research project plans to use eDNA sampling to analyze freshwater rivers across the world, the Guardian reports.

Rise in Payments

Kaiser Health News investigates the rise of payments made by medical device companies to surgeons that could be in violation of anti-kickback laws.

Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More

In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more.