Silicon Biosystems Circulating Tumor Cell Capture Technologies Expand in 2018 Premium Research groups and companies are developing and applying tools to enrich for and capture CTCs to diagnose tumors early and monitor patients during treatment. Menarini Silicon Biosystems Publishes Single-Cell WGA Liquid Biopsy Workflow, Eyes Clinical Market Premium The firm is also working on expanding its CTC capture capabilities beyond epithelial cells and will present multiple myeloma applications at an upcoming conference. Menarini-Silicon Biosystems Completes Acquisition of Janssen CTC System The purchase from Janssen of a liquid biopsy test for circulating tumor cells marks Menarini-Silicon's entry into the US diagnostics market. Menarini-Silicon Biosystems to Acquire Cellsearch CTC Platform From Janssen Diagnostics Cellsearch is the only FDA-cleared circulating tumor cell test and is used to help manage patients with metastatic breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers. Macrogen, Silicon Biosystems Menarini Ink Deal to Co-Develop CLIA-Certified Cancer Assays They plan to combine Silicon’s DEPArray digital-sorting technology with Macrogen’s NGS systems to develop genomic tests for different cancers. Feb 10, 2016 Silicon Biosystems, Swift Ink Deal to Join NGS, Tumor Cell Isolation Technologies Oct 30, 2013 NCI Awards Contract to PGXL for CTC Research Sep 24, 2013 In Menarini Deal, Silicon Bio Sees Opportunities for Clinical Validation, Menu Expansion Premium Sep 12, 2013 Italy's Menarini Acquires Cell Array Firm Silicon Biosystems Apr 25, 2013 PGXL, Silicon Biosystems Partner on DEPArray Technology Feb 26, 2013 IP Roundup: Caltech, U of California, Rheonix, Roche NimbleGen, Silicon Biosystems, and More Premium Jun 1, 2012 In Brief This Week: Transgenomic; Fluxion Biosciences; Silicon Biosystems; DNA Genotek; Annai Systems Dec 6, 2011 Baylor Taps Silicon Bio DEPArray Platform for Potential Use in Prenatal Diagnostics Premium Sep 20, 2011 Fox Chase Cancer Center Adopts Silicon Bio's DEPArray Platform for Cancer Studies Premium Dec 14, 2010 Italy's Silicon Biosystems Opens US Office to Sell DEPArray Cell-Analysis Platform Premium Breaking News Genomic Analysis of China's Bronze Age Tarim Basin Mummies Suggests Local Origins Relationship of Sitting Bull Descendant Verified With Ancient DNA From Lock of Hair Immunai Closes $215M Series B Round DNAe, Imperial College London, U of Leicester to Develop NGS-Based Breast Cancer Monitoring Test Illumina, Israel Ministry of Health to Pilot Genome Sequencing for Diagnosing Critically Ill Infants GenomSys Gains CE Mark for New Genomic Analysis Software The Scan Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old. Sharing How to Make It Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times. Bring it Back In Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.