LGC 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. LGC Biosearch Technologies Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for SARS-CoV-2 Test The PCR test is designed to detect the N gene of the virus in a variety of healthcare provider-collected specimens including anterior nasal swabs. New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: LGC SeraCare, Novacyt, OraSure DNA Genotek New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Roche, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, LGC, More KeyGene Extends Patent Licenses to Guardant Health, LGC Biosearch Technologies The company holds and licenses a variety of IP related to high-throughput genotyping, sample pooling, and methods involved in oligonucleotide ligation-based assays. 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 Jul 19, 2017 LGC Acquires Link Technologies Jan 24, 2017 Pharmacogenomics Consortium Aims to Make Testing Ubiquitous for European Patients Premium Dec 9, 2016 SynbiCITE Funds LGC, Desktop Genetics Partnership to Develop Genome Editing QC Tools Apr 28, 2016 LGC Doubles Genomics Division With Douglas, Biosearch Buys; Makes North America Axis of Operations Premium Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.