Quest Quest Diagnostics, Ginkgo Bioworks Collaborate to Provide COVID-19 Testing for Texas K-12 Schools The companies will provide molecular COVID-19 testing for participating public, private, and charter K-12 schools for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year. FDA Grants EUAs for Cleveland Clinic COVID-19 PCR Test, Quest Diagnostics Sample Self-Collection Kit The Cleveland Clinic's test uses self-collected nasal swab specimens, while Quest's kit is used to self-collect nasal specimens for molecular testing. Blueprint Genetics to Analyze Biobank Samples for Rare Diseases in New Finnish Study Researchers plan to identify and sequence the exomes of 3,000 individuals from the biobank who are likely to have one of a number of rare diseases. CLX Health, Quest Diagnostics Partnering to Provide COVID-19 Testing for Events, Travel Individuals will be able to schedule COVID-19 testing appointments at Quest patient centers using CLX's TrustAssure Global Testing Platform. Quest Diagnostics to Offer Biocept's Target Selector NGS Lung Cancer Test The liquid biopsy test is intended for identifying genetic mutations to guide therapy in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Jun 16, 2021 Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing May 10, 2021 CIC Health, Quest Diagnostics Collaborate on COVID-19 School Testing Feb 23, 2021 Grail Signs on Quest Diagnostics to Provide Phlebotomy for Cancer Detection Test Jan 21, 2021 Ancestry Shutters Health Offering, Raising Questions About Future of Consumer Genomics Premium Jan 19, 2021 Quest Diagnostics Wins CDC Contract to Sequence SARS-CoV-2 Samples Jan 15, 2021 Ancestry to Discontinue NGS-Based AncestryHealth Service Dec 21, 2020 Adaptive Biotechnologies, Q2 Solutions Sign Marketing Agreement for ImmunoSeq Assay Dec 20, 2020 How Will Labs Use Expanded Molecular Testing Capacities Post-COVID-19? Premium Dec 5, 2020 FDA Authorizes Quest Diagnostics SARS-CoV-2/Flu Test With Self-Collection Kit for Emergency Use Dec 1, 2020 Cepheid, Roche Coronavirus Tests Get FDA Emergency Use Authorization Nov 12, 2020 Quest Diagnostics Win in Wrongful Death Case Reveals Ongoing Challenges for Variant Classification Aug 27, 2020 As Abbott Stock Rises on EUA for Antigen Test, Competitors' Shares Take a Hit Aug 3, 2020 Ancestry Rolls Out Sequencing-Based Health Offering Focused on Common Conditions Premium Jul 18, 2020 Quest Diagnostics Gets First FDA EUA for SARS-CoV-2 Testing With Pooled Samples Jul 17, 2020 FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorizations for Quest Coronavirus Assays May 28, 2020 Quest Diagnostics Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 Self-Collection Test Kit Apr 29, 2020 COVID-19 Testing Could Get Boost From Alternative Sample Types Premium Apr 29, 2020 Centene, Quest Diagnostics Partner on Coronavirus Test Kit Distribution Apr 20, 2020 Blueprint Genetics, NICER Consortium Developing Genetic Test for Immunologic, Hematologic Disorders Apr 3, 2020 With Sputum Test for SARS-CoV-2, MicroGen Dx Aims to Challenge Quest, LabCorp Load More Breaking News Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Exome Sequencing Study Suggests More Disease Genes to be Found People in the News: New Appointments at Helix, Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Amoy Diagnostics, Akoya Biosciences, Congenica, Lucence In Brief This Week: BGI, Gencove, Cepheid, Biocartis, Biognosys, Co-Diagnostics, More Florida Lab Owner Pleads Guilty to $6.9M COVID-19 False Billing Scheme Pacific Biosciences Outlines Progress on Short-Read Sequencing at JPM, Partners With Canexia Health The Scan Close Panel Vote on Califf Nomination The New York Times reports there was a close committee vote to advance the nomination of Robert Califf to lead the US Food and Drug Administration to the full Senate. Task Force Reports on Scientific Integrity Nature News writes that that a new task force report recommends that the US establish a cross-agency scientific integrity council. Across the Hall Genetic testing, closed-circuit cameras, and more show how a traveler, without any contact, infected others at a New Zealand quarantine facility, CNN reports. Science Paper Examines Influence of Chromatin Modifications on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder In Science this week: genes regulating chromatin modification may contribute to OCD risk.