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 Liver Cancers Detected With Parallel Mutation, Methylation Liquid Biopsy Approach In Brief This Week: Biocept, Thermo Fisher, Biodesix, More Biological Dynamics Taps Two Firms to Study Utility, Economics of Pancreatic Cancer Detection Test Lucira Health Molecular COVID/Flu Test Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization Biocare Medical Acquires Empire Genomics The Scan UK Pilot Study Suggests Digital Pathway May Expand BRCA Testing in Breast Cancer A randomized pilot study in the Journal of Medical Genetics points to similar outcomes for breast cancer patients receiving germline BRCA testing through fully digital or partially digital testing pathways. Survey Sees Genetic Literacy on the Rise, Though Further Education Needed Survey participants appear to have higher genetic familiarity, knowledge, and skills compared to 2013, though 'room for improvement' remains, an AJHG paper finds. Study Reveals Molecular, Clinical Features in Colorectal Cancer Cases Involving Multiple Primary Tumors Researchers compare mismatch repair, microsatellite instability, and tumor mutation burden patterns in synchronous multiple- or single primary colorectal cancers. FarGen Phase One Sequences Exomes of Nearly 500 From Faroe Islands The analysis in the European Journal of Human Genetics finds few rare variants and limited geographic structure among Faroese individuals.