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While total revenues were up less than 1 percent, the Diagnostics division grew revenues 5 percent. Discovery & Analytical Solutions dipped 2 percent.

The genetic disease risk test, which covers 59 genes endorsed by ACMG, is offered through the Helix marketplace and includes genetic counseling services.

Last week, Invitae launched its Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening test while Myriad expanded its Prequel Prenatal Screen to cover all aneuploidies.

Organically, the diagnostics segment was up 14 percent. Overall, the company's revenues grew 18 percent year over year during the quarter.

Among the updates provided at the conference on Wednesday, Luminex discussed development and plans for the Verigene II system, and GenMark touted its ePlex test portfolio.

The company and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island are currently evaluating the technology to determine the performance of the test.

The firm sees the Phenoptics system as a highly automated, high-throughput imaging platform that can be used to translate discoveries made on its CODEX device.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.