BGI In Brief This Week: BGI, Gencove, Cepheid, Biocartis, Biognosys, Co-Diagnostics, More News items for the week of Jan. 10, 2022. Chinese Study Uncovers Ties Between Blood Metabolites, Gut Microbes A team led by researchers at BGI-Shenzhen used Mendelian randomization approaches to examine the causal relationships between blood metabolites and the gut microbiome. Illumina Wins $8M Jury Verdict in BGI Patent Infringement Suit, Loses Patent BGI's CoolMPS sequencing chemistry was found to infringe four of Illumina's patents, but claims from two Illumina patents were invalidated. BGI Genomics Program Seeks to Validate Signatera Test for Colorectal Cancer Patients in China Premium The molecular residual disease test from Natera was first made available to biopharmaceutical customers and clinicians across China in June. BGI Genomics Sees Diagnostics Core Business Rebounding, Overseas Business Growing Premium Although demand for the firm's COVID-19 testing declined in H1, other diagnostic areas and its international business have grown. Aug 30, 2021 SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant PCR Could Help Surveillance Efforts, Developers Say Premium Aug 30, 2021 BGI Genomics H1 Revenues Fall 11 Percent on COVID-19 Testing Decline Aug 13, 2021 New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Biotium, BGI, More Jul 16, 2021 BGI Sees Rapid Growth of US Proteomics Business Premium Jun 29, 2021 BGI Americas, Advaite Form SARS-CoV-2 Testing Partnership Jun 15, 2021 BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research May 19, 2021 BGI Genomics Nabs CE Mark for Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Jan 20, 2021 Illumina Wins UK Patent Infringement Suit Against BGI, Affiliates Jan 11, 2021 BGI Sues Illumina for Antitrust Violation, Claims Firm Obtained Sequencing Patents Through Fraud Nov 30, 2020 BGI Bloodstream Pathogen Nucleic Acid Detection Kit Gets CE Mark Nov 11, 2020 Mammalian, Bird Sequencing Projects Highlight Genetic Diversity, Extinction Risk Oct 2, 2020 In Brief This Week: Illumina, BGI, Thermo Fisher, Genetron, Yourgene, Caris Life Sciences, More Sep 24, 2020 BGI Genomics Gets CE Mark for Multiplexed SARS-CoV-2, Influenza Tests Aug 26, 2020 US Court Orders Illumina to Produce Inventors for Deposition in BGI Patent Lawsuit Aug 14, 2020 In Brief This Week: BGI, Illumina, Pacific Biosciences, Oxford Nanopore, Co-Diagnostics, More Jun 16, 2020 Illumina Obtains Preliminary Injunction Against BGI Jun 10, 2020 Sysmex Obtains Japan Marketing Approval for Use of Saliva With Coronavirus Kit Apr 28, 2020 BGI, Saudi Arabia Ink $264.6M Deal to Establish Coronavirus Testing Labs Apr 23, 2020 USPTO Board Denies Illumina Request to Review BGI Patent Apr 6, 2020 BGI, Aid Genomics Partner to Build COVID-19 Testing Lab in Gaza Load More Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.