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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Alliance Global today said that it has signed an agreement with Amgen to provide cancer mutation testing in certain countries in the Middle East and Africa.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Dako today announced a project with Amgen to develop a companion diagnostic test using Dako's IQFISH hybridization buffer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina and Amgen will collaborate on the development of a next-generation sequencing-based companion diagnostic for the colorectal cancer drug Vectibix (panitumumab), the companies announced yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Massachusetts General Hospital, the Broad Institute, and Amgen are collaborating to jointly discover and validate new therapeutic targets and develop novel therapies for inflammatory bowel disease, the partners said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of Michigan, the Broad Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital presented a computa

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nextcode Health officially launched today, saying it has licensed technology developed by Decode Genetics that it will use to accelerate the diagnosis of cancer through sequencing-based data.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – KineMed said today that it has entered an agreement with Amgen to apply its mass spec-based Dynamic Proteomics platform to the study of brain protein homeostasis in neurodegenerative disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A trio of studies published online yesterday in Nature Genetics are revealing new, rare risk loci for age-related macular degeneration.

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The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.

Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.

Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.

In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.