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Roche has been awarded US Patent No. 8,119,353, "Rapid one-step reverse transcriptase PCR."
Waltraud Ankenbauer, Ursula Grepl, and Rita Haerteis are named as inventors on the patent.

Siemens Inks New Companion Dx Collaborations with ViiV Healthcare, Tocagen

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics today announced two deals to develop companion diagnostics for candidate drugs currently in clinical trials.

HandyLab (Becton Dickinson) has been awarded US Patent No. 8,088,616, "Heater unit for microfluidic diagnostic system."
Kalyan Handique is named as inventor on the patent.

Affymetrix of Santa Clara, Calif., has received US Patent No.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – What were the articles that gained the most interest from GenomeWeb Daily News' readers last week? Here are the top five:

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Siemens has put its lab-on-a-chip technology up for sale.

Illumina and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics said today that they will co-develop molecular diagnostic tests on Illumina's MiSeq sequencer.

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An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.

An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.

Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.

In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.