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The story has been updated to include commments from Danaher's conference call.

Beckman Coulter Genomics is now offering RNA-seq services using Illumina's TruSeq RNA sample prep kits and HiSeq 2000 in conjunction with Beckman Coulter's Biomek liquid handling platform.

The Molecular Diagnostics Research Group at the National University of Ireland, Galway, has ramped up its commercial activity in recent months in an attempt to market the group's innovations — particularly novel nucleic acid targets for infectious diseases — as well as its assay design and

US President Barack Obama has named Institute for Systems Biology president Leroy Hood and Frederick Hawthorne, director of the Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine at the University of Missouri at Columbia,

Danish diagnostic technology developer Atonomics has published a paper describing its proprietary nested PCR technology and has demonstrated its ability to simultaneously detect multiple yeast and bacterial nucleic acid targets more quickly, and with a lower limit of detection, t

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher today reported sales in its Life Sciences & Diagnostics segment more than doubled in the second quarter from a year ago, while total revenues grew 25 percent.

In purchasing Beckman Coulter Genomics' Morrisville, NC, facility, research services firm ILS has garnered a number of capabilities that will enable it to establish a presence in pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – ILS announced on Friday it has acquired the Morrisville, N.C. site of Beckman Coulter Genomics and formed ILS Genomics.

Thermo Fisher Scientific said this week it has acquired the exclusive rights from diagnostics firm Nephromics to use placental growth factor protein as a biomarker for the diagnosis of preeclampsia and eclampsia.

This story was originally published May 14.
Beckman Coulter Genomics has received CLIA certification for its sequencing services facility as it looks to develop assays for both Sanger and next-gen sequencing platforms.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.