Integrated Genomics

New Products

Premium

Illumina has launched several products related to its MiSeq platform, including TruSeq Custom Amplicon Kits, Nextera DNA sample prep kits, and its BaseSpace Cloud Environment for storage and analysis.

In addition to providing its existing services offerings, the company plans to use its software and expertise in microbial genomics to develop new microbial production systems for use in the fermentation industry.

Integrated Genomics said that an Illinois-based corporation called IG Assets last month purchased rights to the company and all associated intellectual property.

Integrated Genomics, based in Arlington Heights, Ill., provides microbial genomics research products and services, including custom sequencing and genome closing services.

The company will use the funds to relocate to the state and to buy new equipment.

Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.