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 Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.