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 Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.