iCubate iCubate Bloodstream Infection Assay Cleared by FDA The iC-GN Assay detects target DNA and identifies gram-negative organisms associated with gram-negative bacteremia, and three antibiotic-resistance markers. iCubate Receives CE IVD Mark for Bloodstream Infection Assay iCubate said that it now has a comprehensive solution within European markets for the detection of bloodstream bacteria and important resistance markers. iCubate, Wondfo Biotech Form Chinese JV to Develop MDx Assays The Chinese joint venture aims to develop infectious disease assays based on iCubate's proprietary amplicon-rescued multiplex PCR technology. Bacterial Test from iCubate Well-Suited for Small, Medium Labs, Study Says Premium Collaborators said that the test is accurate and reliable for the rapid detection of the most common gram-positive bacteria responsible for bloodstream infections. Following First FDA Approval for MDx Platform, iCubate Has Eye on Point-of-Care Market Premium The company plans to launch a test for gram-negative bacteria next, and will work with developers and freelancers to develop additional assay content Aug 23, 2017 iCubate Receives CE Mark for Dx Platform, Bloodstream Infection Assay Aug 10, 2017 FDA Clears iCubate System, Bloodstream Infection Assay Mar 11, 2015 Ubiquity Genomics Commercializing Catch-seq Target Capture Technology Premium Aug 8, 2013 Diatherix Buys TEM-PCR from Qiagen to Expand CLIA Lab Offerings, Possibly Develop MDx Kits Premium Feb 28, 2013 IP Watch: Samsung, Becton Dickinson, Sequenom, Stanford, Trovagene, iCubate, Win US Patents Premium Dec 8, 2011 HudsonAlpha Spinout iCubate Seeking Assay Developers for Multiplex PCR-Based MDx Platform Premium Nov 11, 2010 IRS Awards More than $9M to PCR-Related Technology as Part of Federal Grant Program Premium Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.