NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Population Genetics Technologies has assigned to New England Biolabs the exclusive rights to a patent covering methods related to next-generation sequencing library preparation, the two firms said today.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom said this week that the California Technology Assessment Forum has completed an independent evaluation of the cell-free fetal DNA technology used in the Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine's MaterniT21 Plus laboratory-developed test.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Population Genetics Technologies said today that it has partnered with the University of Cambridge's Autism Research Centre to study variants in two genes that previously have been associated with Asperger syndrome.
Fluidigm of South San Francisco, Calif., has received US Patent No. 8,168,139, "Recirculating fluidic network and methods for using the same." The patent provides a variety of microfluidic devices and methods for conducting assays and syntheses.