PositiveID ExcitePCR Aims to Launch Two Versions of POC MDx Platform Over Next Two Years Premium ExcitePCR's technology detects pathogens in 30 minutes or less using a backpack-sized device, integrating sample prep with PCR and RIF technology in a disposable cartridge. PositiveID Forms Subsidiary to Develop PCR-Based Pathogen Detection System The subsidiary, called ExcitePCR, will own and complete development of the company's Firefly Dx real-time PCR breadboard prototype pathogen detection system. In Brief This Week: Qiagen; DiaSorin; Quest; Agilent; Thermo Fisher Scientific; and More Qiagen has extended the offer period for its DKK683 million ($103.5 million) acquisition of Exiqon. PositiveID 2015 Revenues Balloon on License Fee, Recent Acquisitions The company's revenues were primarily derived from a deferred license fee from Boeing, with the remainder coming from the operations of two recent acquisitions. PositiveID Inks Deal for $2.4M in Financing Proceeds will go toward the further development and field testing of the Firefly DX system and for general working capital. Aug 4, 2015 PositiveID, GenArraytion Partner to Test Pathogen Detection Dx Assays Feb 5, 2015 PositiveID Guides to $3M-$6M in Revenues for 2015 Nov 26, 2014 PositiveID to Issue $4M in Senior Notes to Investor Nov 6, 2014 PositiveID Collaborates With US Military to Further Develop Handheld Real-time PCR Device Oct 10, 2014 PositiveID, Ensco Win DHS Biothreat Detection Contract Jun 6, 2014 In Brief This Week: Agilent Technologies; Diagnocure; KineMed, Pfizer; PositiveID; SomaLogic May 15, 2014 PositiveID Developing Handheld PCR for Space, Biodefense with Eye Toward Clinical Apps Premium May 5, 2014 PositiveID Inks Space Act Agreement with NASA to Develop Firefly Dx Apr 24, 2014 PositiveID to Use PCR Technology as Part of Shared Defense Contract with Leidos Mar 31, 2014 PositiveID Wins Contract to Support Biothreat Detection Research May 2, 2013 PositiveID Developing Handheld Version of Cassette-based MDx Platform Premium Apr 22, 2013 PositiveID Board Approves 1-for-25 Reverse Stock Split Nov 6, 2012 PositiveID, SAIC Team Up in Pursuit of Defense Threat Reduction Contracts May 14, 2012 PositiveID Subsidiary Partners with U. of Nevada for Radiation Detection Technology Mar 29, 2012 MicroFluidic Systems Seeks Clinical Partners after Winning Key IP for MDx Cartridge Tech Premium Dec 8, 2011 People in the News: Leroy Hood Joins PrimeraDx SAB; TrovaGene Names New CEO Premium Dec 7, 2011 IP Watch: Roche, Rubicon, NuGen, Alere, Merck, Gen-Probe, Intel, and Others Win US Patents Premium Aug 3, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Aug 3, 2011 Premium Jul 20, 2011 PositiveID Wins WIPO Patent Covering Microfluidic Sample Prep Tech Premium May 19, 2011 PositiveID Acquires MFSI to Bring Sample Prep, MDx Tech to Biodefense, Clinical Markets Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.