The assay runs on the company's fully automated PCR-based Idylla platform and detects various strains of the flu virus and respiratory syncytial virus.
The amendment changes product fees Abbott pays to BG Medicine for galectin-3 test sales in exchange for making two payments totaling $1 million.
San Diego-based Cypher Genomics has been offering human genome interpretation software. The company's 14 employees will join Human Longevity.
The effort aims to, among other things, generate data for mapping the genetic diversity of the Korean people and create standardized gene-variation databases.
QuanDx will market the HPV test in Europe, where it also markets a CE-marked multiplex test for 30 leukemia fusion genes, called Q-fusion.
In PLOS this week: transcriptional and translational study of human cytomegalovirus interactions with host cells, spider web DNA study, and more.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation signs a lease for a new space.
Researchers gear up for an international meeting to discuss the ethics of gene editing.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: personal genome approach to RNA-seq read alignment, hematopoietic Systems Biology Repository, and more.