Entrogen

The company will work with USC researchers in a year-long study aimed at assessing the clinical utility of EntroGen's PCR-based liquid biopsy test for EGFR mutations.

The test is a targeted next-gen sequencing assay that uses Illumina's MiniSeq, MiSeq, and NextSeq platforms to detect somatic mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2.

EntroGen this week announced the availability of expanded colorectal cancer screening products.

Myriad Releases Interim PROCEDE 500 Clinical Utility Trial Data for Prolaris

The grants, awarded through the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Program created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, were disclosed last week by the IRS.

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.