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The new workflow, which was validated across three separate laboratories in New Jersey, is a critical step toward standardizing the use of RNA-seq in clinical genomics.

The firm is developing new applications for the technology, including one that will integrate targeted panels and copy number analysis into a single assay.

The partners will conduct a study to show the firms' technologies can help increase blood sample integrity and sequencing efficiency.

Nikon Research Corporation of America has been awarded

HandyLab has been awarded

IdentiGen recently announced the availability of a novel SNP genotyping assay chemistry called IdentiSNP that it claims confers major advantages over current commercial alternatives.

NuGen Technologies this week announced the release of the Ovation Human FFPE RNA-seq Multiplex System.

NuGen Technologies has launched its Ovation Human FFPE RNA-seq Multiplex System, which provides an end-to-end solution for strand-specific RNA-seq library prep from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Foundation Medicine's supply, service, and support agreement with Illumina inked in July is for five years and approximately $6.1 million, the Cambridge, Mass.-based firm said in an amended Form S-1 filed this week.

Bioneer has been awarded US Patent No. 8,513,399, "Primers for PCR amplification comprising basic parts within the primer sequences."
Hyun Bae Kim, Seong Youl Kim, Jun Mo Gil, Hae Joon Park, and Han Oh Park are named as inventors.

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Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.