LGC LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit The CE-marked version of the kit includes expanded RSV target regions for increased compatibility with commercially available assays. LGC Biosearch Technologies Develops 'Ultra-High-Throughput' COVID Workflow Premium With a throughput of 150,000 tests per day on a single system, the workflow is now in use in a so-called megalab in the UK. People in the News: New Appointments at Cue Health, Berkeley Lights, LGC, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SomaLogic, LGC SeraCare, LexaGene, More LGC SeraCare Joins Diaceutics DXRX Network for Precision Medicine Diagnostics The partnership will introduce additional types of test reference materials to users of the platform, including the Seraseq FFPE Tumor Fusion RNA Reference Material v4. Apr 19, 2021 LGC Biosearch Technologies Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for SARS-CoV-2 Test Jun 19, 2020 New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: LGC SeraCare, Novacyt, OraSure DNA Genotek May 14, 2020 New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Roche, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, LGC, More Apr 20, 2020 KeyGene Extends Patent Licenses to Guardant Health, LGC Biosearch Technologies Mar 10, 2020 Coronavirus Detection Kits from LGC Biosearch Technologies Authorized by CDC for Emergency Use Feb 24, 2020 Swift Biosciences, LGC BioSearch Partner on Targeted Sequencing for Ag-Bio Feb 12, 2020 UgenTec, LGC Biosearch Technologies to Launch Coronavirus Detection Workflow Jan 29, 2020 Arbor Biosciences, Biosearch Technologies Ink Global Distribution Deal for Ag-Bio NGS Panels Nov 21, 2019 Private Equity Firms Cinven, Astorg to Acquire LGC Oct 27, 2019 Edan Dx Acquires LGC Molecular Diagnostic Platform Sep 4, 2019 Co-Diagnostics Expands License for CoPrimer PCR Tech With LGC Mar 25, 2019 European Genomics Collaborative Issues First Call for Proposals Nov 26, 2018 LGC Acquires SeraCare Life Sciences, Expands Into Clinical Quality Control Market Oct 30, 2018 Co-Diagnostics Licenses CoPrimer PCR Tech to LGC Biosearch Technologies Sep 28, 2018 LGC Genomics Division Rebrands as LGC Biosearch Technologies, Focuses on Nucleic Acid Offering Premium Sep 27, 2018 LGC Acquires Berry and Associates May 1, 2018 LGC Acquires BioAutomation Feb 16, 2018 LGC Acquires Lucigen Nov 30, 2017 LGC to Distribute NuGen Target Enrichment Technology Nov 16, 2017 LGC to Distribute Diagenode DNA Fragmentation Instruments Load More Breaking News Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs Yourgene Health Enters Three-Year £5M Term Loan Facility The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.