Circulomics Pacific Biosciences Hopes Circulomics Tech Will Help Standardize HiFi Sequencing Yield Premium PacBio said it will support Circulomics' existing customers, even if they're using the sample prep tech in conjunction with competing long-read platforms. Pacific Biosciences Acquires Sample Preparation Firm Circulomics PacBio said that Circulomics' customers would continue to receive products and support following the acquisition, PacBio's second over the last month. Circulomics Wins $2M in NIH Grants to Develop DNA Library Prep Products for Long-Read Sequencing The two new grants add to a $1.5 million Phase II SBIR grant the company received from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences last year. Shifting Focus to Sample Prep, Circulomics Anticipates Launching First DNA Extraction Product Premium The company has been working for several years under NIH grants totaling more than $7 million and is now preparing for its first formal product launch. Circulomics Wins $1.5M NIH Grant to Develop DNA/RNA Sizing Platform The platform will be based on the company's PicoSep DNA and RNA sizing instrument. Oct 7, 2015 Circulomics Wins $1.5M Phase II SBIR Grant for DNA/RNA Extraction Tech Breaking News Evercore ISI Downgrades PerkinElmer Shares to In Line People in the News at Genomill, Oxford Nanopore, Myriad Genetics, More Single-Cell Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Uncovers Two Epithelial-Cell Based Subtypes New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, Beckman Coulter, Oncologica, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, Invitae, Grail, Mainz Biomed, Molzym, More The Scan Pig Organ Transplants Considered The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans. 'Poo-Bank' Proposal Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases. Spurred to Develop Again New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing. Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.