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.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
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.
University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.
A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.
In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.
Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.