Biomatrica

Biomatrica's sample collection tubes ensure quality preservation of circulating tumor DNA and cells, promoting high-quality liquid biopsy results, Exact said.

The tubes enable noninvasive collection and preservation of biomarkers, such as circulating or total nucleic acids, and protein and cellular biomarkers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Biomatrica has received a $1 million grant to develop a blueprint and functional prototype of an ambient temperature biobank for the US Army.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Microbiologics today announced it has licensed Biomatrica's technology for use in its molecular controls for rapid diagnostic instruments and assays.

Biomatrica said this week that Nicolas Barthelemy has been added to the company's board of directors while Jeff Whitmore has joined the company as vice president of commercial development.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Biomatrica said today that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Sigma-Aldrich for its biomolecule stabilization products.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biomatrica and ATCC today said they have completed a licensing agreement to supply reagents for stabilizing DNA and RNA standards.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In June, Veracyte entered into a loan and security agreement with an unnamed financial institution for term loans of up to $10.0 million in aggregate, the company said in its recent Form 10-Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Biomatrica said today that it has raised $5 million in private financing.
The San Diego-based company said that it would use the funding to strengthen its research initiatives, increase manufacturing capabilities, and improve company infrastructure.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biomatrica said today that it has raised $5 million in private financing.
The San Diego-based company said that it would use the funding to strengthen its research initiatives, increase manufacturing capabilities, and improve company infrastructure.

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

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