Macrogen FDA Grants EUAs for PCR Coronavirus Tests, Nasal Swab Self-Collection Kit The tests were developed by Psomagen, Acupath Laboratories, and BioTNS, and the nasal swab self-collection kit is offered by Kroger Health. Macrogen Signs License, Supply Agreement With Thermo Fisher for Capillary Electrophoresis Sequencing The Korean company said it plans to use equipment and reagents from Thermo Fisher and to expand its overseas markets for CE sequencing services. Pilot GenomeAsia 100K Project Highlights Insights Gleaned From Diverse Dataset The project has sequenced more than 1,700 individuals from across Asia to high coverage in order to bolster the representation of Asians in genomic research. Microba, Psomagen Partner to Launch Microbiome Test in US Microba offers a direct-to-consumer service that uses shotgun metagenomics to analyze customers' gut microbiomes and generate a personalized report. Microba Secures $2.8M Investment From Macrogen The companies signed an agreement earlier this year to jointly develop microbiome research services for international markets including a shotgun metagenomic sequencing-based service. May 28, 2019 Macrogen Receives South Korean Accreditation Apr 24, 2019 Macrogen, Exosome Plus Ink MOU, Deal for Exosome Isolation Kits Mar 19, 2019 Microba, Macrogen Form Microbiome Services Alliance Apr 5, 2018 Macrogen Licenses Broad Institute CRISPR Technology Feb 21, 2017 Korean Startup 3billion Focuses on Rare Disease Community With DTC Exome Screening Test Premium Oct 5, 2016 Korean Genome Assembly Highlights Importance of Population-Specific References Premium Jun 3, 2016 Macrogen, Systems Imagination Partner on Genome Analysis Apr 27, 2016 Macrogen, National Cancer Center Korea Sign Cancer Dx, Therapy Research Deal Apr 5, 2016 N-of-One Signs Clinical Interpretation Service Deal with Macrogen Feb 12, 2016 Macrogen, Silicon Biosystems Menarini Ink Deal to Co-Develop CLIA-Certified Cancer Assays Feb 12, 2016 GenomeAsia 100K Kicks Off Effort to Sequence 100,000 Asian Individuals Jul 20, 2015 Macrogen Joins PacBio's Certified Service Provider Program Mar 12, 2015 Macrogen to Use Genalice Data Processing for NGS Services Mar 2, 2015 AGBT: WGS with PacBio Yields High-Quality Assemblies, IDs Important Structural Variants Premium Dec 11, 2014 Macrogen Inks Genome Analysis Deal With King's College London Oct 14, 2014 Macrogen to Provide Sequencing Services to Vall d'Hebron Research Institute Oct 7, 2014 Macrogen, Seoul National University Team Spells Out Upcoming Stages of Asian Genome Project Premium Sep 23, 2014 Macrogen to Use PacBio Technology to Create Asian Genome References Sep 19, 2014 Macrogen to Sequence 80 Genomes for Urugenomes Project Aug 19, 2013 Macrogen Clinical Laboratory Achieves CLIA Certification Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.