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 GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing Persephone Biosciences, Janssen Biotech Ink Biomarker Discovery Agreement Personal Genome Diagnostics, Cleveland Clinic Join Forces to Advance Liquid Biopsy PhenoTips Raises C$2.5M in Seed Funding Fauna Bio Raises $9M in Seed Money Phosphorus Wins Conditional New York State Approval for GeneCompass Consumer Test The Scan Two J&J Doses Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports. Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post. Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics. PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.