In Brief This Week: GeneNews; Fluidigm; MDS, Promega; AnaSpec | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GeneNews said this week that it will receive a grant of MYR 5 million (US$1.4 million) from the Malaysian Ministry of Health for a two-year project focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests for liver cancer, hepatitis B, and nasopharyngeal cancer based on the firm's Sentinel Principle platform.

Fluidigm said that Enza Zaden, a supplier of vegetable seeds for agriculture, has chosen the firm's BioMark System for Genetic Engineering and the 96.96 Dynamic Array to ensure the quality of its feed supply.

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