RayBiotech

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – RayBiotech today announced a partnership to distribute Scienion's SciFlexarrayer ultra-low volume dispensing systems and related products in China.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – RayBiotech today announced a partnership with XCellCure to develop a cardiovascular disease diagnostic kit.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech announced on Tuesday a partnership to provide biomarker discovery and validation services to the Fox Chase Cancer Center.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In June, Veracyte entered into a loan and security agreement with an unnamed financial institution for term loans of up to $10.0 million in aggregate, the company said in its recent Form 10-Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

RayBiotech is applying its protein array technology to internal protein biomarker discovery work.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech said late Thursday that it has executed a master services agreement with Banner Sun Health Research Institute for the analysis of biomarkers of neurodegenerative disorders.

Thermo Fisher Scientific introduced this week a new data-independent acquisition capability for its Q Exactive mass spectrometer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Presenting at an investors meeting in London this week, Roche said this week that is has more than 200 companion diagnostic projects ongoing across its pharma and diagnostics units.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech today announced a deal with Norwegian organizations for the use of RayBiotech's antibody arrays for sample analysis services.

Norcross, Ga.-based RayBiotech has launched a partnering program to provide its proteomic analysis services through diagnostic core facilities at academic and government research institutes in the US and Canada.

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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have offered to test families separated at the southern US border, but that raises ethical issues.

CNBC reports that confirming a positive result from 23andMe's BRCA health report can be expensive.

The New York Times reports on a project to develop a tree DNA database to uncover illegal logging.

In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.