Everist Genomics

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Everist Genomics today said that it will open a lab within Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Labs innovation center in San Diego.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Everist Genomics today announced a joint venture with Manipal Group to establish a business presence in India.

Everist Genomics has launched four companion diagnostics intended to improve early diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients with colorectal cancer.
The tests, which will be available in the US at the end of March, include:

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Last week, Gene Security Network, a prenatal genetic testing firm based in Redwood, Calif. launched a non-invasive prenatal paternity test.

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Everist's OncoDefender-CRC

The firm plans to launch its OncoDefender-CRC assay later this month.

The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.