Biocartis this week named Nayan Gregory Parekh as the company's new CEO, replacing current CEO Rudi Pauwels.
Integrated DNA Technologies has been awarded US Patent No. 8,055,451, "Method for estimating a melting temperature of a nucleic acid in buffers containing magnesium ions."
By Ben Butkus
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UBS Global Life Sciences Conference concluded on Wednesday with presentations in the afternoon by GenturaDx and Epigenomics.
Geoffrey McKinley joins GenturaDx.
GenturaDx has developed a molecular diagnostic system that combines sample preparation and real-time PCR testing on a disposable cartridge in an effort to bring molecular testing to more laboratories at small- and medium-sized hospitals.
The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.
An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.
The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.
In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.