Bioneer Bioneer Gets CE-IVD Marks for Combination Coronavirus, Flu Assays One of the tests is customized for use on Bioneer's automated ExiStation instrument, while the other is compatible with various standard PCR systems. Bioneer Inks Deal With Qatar Petroleum to Supply Coronavirus Test Kits, Instruments Under the agreement, Bioneer will supply instruments, nucleic acid extraction reagents, and COVID-19 test kits, which will be placed at medical institutions in Qatar. Bioneer Gets CE Mark for HBV Assay The South Korean company has now received CE marking for its hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV-1 detection kits, which run on its ExiStation system. Bioneer Gets CE Mark for HCV Assay The test is the second infectious disease assay from Bioneer to be CE marked, and the South Korean company has a third test in the pipeline. Bioneer HIV-1 Dx Kit Gets Korea FDA Approval The assay, which uses the Bioneer ExiStation molecular diagnostics instrument, was also recently registered for purchase by the Global Fund. Oct 8, 2018 Bioneer Obtains CE-IVD Marking for HIV-1 Kit Breaking News Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Guardant Health Layoffs, Ultima Genomics Use, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Qiagen, Thermo Fisher, Bionano Genomics, BillionToOne, More People in the News at Illumina Ventures, Element Biosciences, Epigenomics, Exagen, More Genomic Approaches Boost Rare Disease Diagnoses in Middle Eastern Patient Population GeneDx to Raise $150M in Public and Direct Stock Offerings The Scan Self-Reported Hearing Loss in Older Adults Begins Very Early in Life, Study Says A JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery study says polygenic risk scores associated with hearing loss in older adults is also associated with hearing decline in younger groups. Genome-Wide Analysis Sheds Light on Genetics of ADHD A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder appearing in Nature Genetics links 76 genes to risk of having the disorder. MicroRNA Cotargeting Linked to Lupus A mouse-based study appearing in BMC Biology implicates two microRNAs with overlapping target sites in lupus. Enzyme Involved in Lipid Metabolism Linked to Mutational Signatures In Nature Genetics, a Wellcome Sanger Institute-led team found that APOBEC1 may contribute to the development of the SBS2 and SBS13 mutational signatures in the small intestine.