By Uduak Grace Thomas
As genome sequencing continues to makes inroads into clinics, established vendors and small startups are honing their informatics portfolios to tap into the growing market for software in this setting.
GenomeQuest has kicked off an award proram that will provide bioinformatics support to five labs that want to consolidate multiple Sanger-based diagnostic tests into one next-gen sequencing-based test.
Bernd Brust has resigned as the president of molecular medicine at Life Technologies "in order to pursue other opportunities," the company said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this week.
David Macdonald has been named CEO at Agendia. He replaces Bernhard Sixt, who led the Dutch diagnostics firm since its founding in 2003. Sixt will remain with Agendia in an "advisory capacity," Agendia said.