Firefly BioWorks Abcam Gains Multiplexing, miRNA Assays via Firefly Buy; Sees Opportunities in Protein Analysis Premium Abcam was encouraged to buy Firefly BioWorks by its customers, who are more frequently complementing their protein analysis work with miRNA studies. Abcam to Acquire Firefly BioWorks for $28M The all-cash deal gives Abcam access to Firefly's multiplex assay biomarker-detection platform. Firefly Bio Raises $775K, Eyeing $1.5M NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Firefly BioWorks said in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $775,000 toward a targeted amount of $1.5 million. IP Watch: Illumina, Abbott, Roche, Rheonix, Firefly, Others Win US Patents Premium Lawrence Livermore National Security and The University of California have been awarded US Patent No. IP Roundup: Spanish Scientific Research Council, Callida, Firefly, Harvard, Nestec, and Others Premium The Spanish Scientific Research Council of Madrid, Spain, has received US Patent No. Oct 16, 2013 EMD Millipore to Distribute Firefly BioWorks' microRNA Profiling Assay Apr 18, 2013 Firefly Awards $120K in Research Products under Grant Program Premium Feb 14, 2013 Firefly Launches Grant Program for Company Products, Services Premium Feb 8, 2013 Downloads and Upgrades: PubmiR, Cytoscape 3.0, DNAnexus, and more. Premium Feb 7, 2013 New Products: Firefly's PubmiR Premium Aug 9, 2012 People in the News: NanoString's New VP of Global Sales; Miller Joins Firefly BioWorks Board Premium Jul 26, 2012 People in the News: Victor Ambros Premium May 23, 2012 Firefly Nets $500K Grant from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Mar 22, 2012 With Funding In Hand, Startup Firefly BioWorks Introduces miRNA Detection Technology Premium Oct 21, 2011 MiRNA Firm Firefly BioWorks Raises $2M Aug 8, 2011 Firefly Nets $2M NCI SBIR Grant for MiRNA Assay Development Breaking News Genomic Analysis of China's Bronze Age Tarim Basin Mummies Suggests Local Origins Relationship of Sitting Bull Descendant Verified With Ancient DNA From Lock of Hair Immunai Closes $215M Series B Round DNAe, Imperial College London, U of Leicester to Develop NGS-Based Breast Cancer Monitoring Test Illumina, Israel Ministry of Health to Pilot Genome Sequencing for Diagnosing Critically Ill Infants GenomSys Gains CE Mark for New Genomic Analysis Software The Scan Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old. Sharing How to Make It Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times. Bring it Back In Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.