GeneCentric Diagnostics

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's technology is based on set of patient-cell derived gene signatures for classifying four pancreatic subtypes.

The firm has developed a new classifier for bladder cancer and continues to work with pharma companies in the lung cancer space.

BMS has provided funding to the diagnostic company to support build-out of its new lab and development of its platform, which they hope can identify new biomarkers for Opdivo.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.