NextGen Group

The American Society for Mass Spectrometry has named University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Josh Coon winner of its Klaus Biemann Medal.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK-based NextGen Group announced this week it has completed the formation of a diagnostics subsidiary to develop tests for central nervous system disorders.

This story originally ran on Feb. 2.
Protein biomarker firm NextGen Group said this week that it has entered a convertible loan agreement with Alpha 4 Concepts for the provision of additional funding of €800,000 ($1.05 million).

Citing lower than expected sales in its biomarker and testing business, protein biomarker firm NextGen Group said this week it has entered a convertible loan agreement with Alpha 4 Concepts for the provision of additional funding of £650,000 ($1.04 million).

This story has been updated to correct a statement regarding H1 revenues from NextGen's biomarker qualification panels.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.