The test will guide clinical decision making related to Inovio's DNA-based immunotherapy to treat cervical dysplasia caused by human papillomavirus.
Qiagen also announced plans to launch a new $100 million share repurchase program after completing its current $200 million share repurchase commitment.
Qiagen's test is intended to identify advanced bladder cancer patients with alterations in FGFR3 or FGFR2 genes and who are likely to respond to erdafitinib.
Qiagen's "Day-One" lab readiness program is designed to expedite patient access to its CDx tests following regulatory approval of the tests and associated drugs.
EASI-Genomics was launched earlier this year to provide free access to NGS technologies and genomic services to researchers from industry and academia.
UBS granted Agilent a Buy rating and a $92 price target; Fluidigm a Neutral rating and a $14 price target; and Qiagen a Neutral rating with a $42 price target.
The British molecular diagnostics firm recently completely a redesign of its point-of-care system, called Q-POC, and is planning to seek a CE-IVD mark for the device later this year.
The companies have signed a licensing agreement related to bioinformatics tools to enable antimicrobial resistance research.
Qiagen's Q4 revenues of $403.2 million fell short of the consensus analyst estimate though its adjusted EPS of $.40 was in line with Wall Street expectations.
Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.
Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.
In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.