Researchers who set out to compare the ability of SNP and comparative genomic hybridization microarray platforms to detect copy number variation in autusm spectrum disorder managed to identify 16 genes that hadn't been associated with ASD before.
Population Diagnostics, Akonni Biosystems, Luminex, Qiagen, Illumina, and others awarded US patents.
The company will work with Stony Brook University Medical Center to identify and characterize genetic variants for Parkinson's disease.
Patents awarded to the UK Defense Secretary, U of South Florida, Quest Diagnostics, Affymetrix, Epigenomics, Boston University, Chinese government, and Population Diagnostics
Agilent Technologies, Stanford University, Boston University, UAB Research Foundation, Illumina, Population Diagnostics
Klaus Lindpainter is the new VP of R&D and CSO at Strategic Diagnostics; Intrexon appoints Thomas Goralski as senior VP; WARF loses director of licensing Craig Christianson, and more.
In Science this week: intellectual property landscape of CRISPR genome editing, and more.
A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.
Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.
Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.