The new data supports the continued marketing of BioNTech's breast cancer subtyping assay as an alternative to IHC, and suggests added value for the test in assessing Ki-67 specifically.
The two partners hope to start a Phase I combination trial pairing Genentech's anti-PDL1 cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq with vaccines developed using BioNTech's IVAC Mutanome.
The deal will leverage BioNTech's IVAC Mutanome platform, which uses next-generation sequencing to identify targets for personalized mRNA-based vaccines.
The diagnostic, a real-time PCR kit for breast cancer stratification, is being reviewed under a special process for the approval of innovative products.
Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.
Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.
Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.
In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.