BGI 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. SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant PCR Could Help Surveillance Efforts, Developers Say Premium Labs and commercial developers have created simple, inexpensive PCR assays for the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant that they say could help surveillance efforts. BGI Genomics H1 Revenues Fall 11 Percent on COVID-19 Testing Decline The firm's other businesses saw steady growth, with cancer prevention revenues up 94 percent and infection prevention and control revenues more than tripling. New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Biotium, BGI, More BGI Sees Rapid Growth of US Proteomics Business Premium Since the proteomics facility launched in 2019, revenues have roughly doubled each year and it has doubled its staff, with biopharma driving much of the demand. 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 Mar 27, 2020 Sysmex Obtains Japan Marketing Approval to Distribute BGI Genomics Coronavirus Kit Mar 27, 2020 BGI Americas Gets US Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Test Mar 4, 2020 BGI Genomics, Intel, Lenovo Form COVID-19 Research Alliance Mar 2, 2020 BGI Coronavirus Molecular Diagnostic Test Garners CE Mark Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.