SomaGenics SomaGenics Wins NHGRI Grant to Develop Cell-Free DNA Sequencing Tech The company aims to develop a DNA version of its platform for preparing small RNA and RNA fragment sequencing libraries. SomaGenics Awarded $1.8M NIH Grant to Develop Real-Seq Platform The funding will be used to further develop the firm's library construction approach and broaden utility for its small-RNA sequencing platform. SomaGenics Licenses RNA-Seq Library Prep Technology to Rubicon The license covers SomaGenics' RealSeq-AC technology, which is designed to reduce library preparation bias in order to improve small RNA quantification. Somagenics Wins NIH Grant for Tech to Quantify mRNA from Degraded Samples The company will use the grant money to develop its resQ-RNA method, which is applicable to FFPE or degraded forensic samples. Somagenics Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Targeted microRNA Detection Tech Premium The technology involves targeted sequencing of rare extracellular microRNAs ordinarily represented by low numbers of reads and therefore hard to detect. Mar 27, 2014 Somagenics Looks to Partner microRNA-detection Tech as Therapeutics Efforts Continue Premium Nov 29, 2012 Somagenics Holds Back on HCV Clinical Trial Amid Advances by Other Drugmakers Premium Sep 27, 2012 SomaGenics to Use $300,000 NCI Grant to Develop PCR Method for Fragmented mRNA in FFPE Samples Premium Sep 29, 2011 SomaGenics Rides on Strong Preclinical Data to Move HCV Drug into Phase I Next Year Premium Sep 15, 2011 Tekmira, Collaborators Demonstrate HCV Knockdown In Vivo with RNAi Premium Nov 11, 2010 IRS Awards More than $9M to PCR-Related Technology as Part of Federal Grant Program Premium Breaking News FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More Vibrent Health, University of Maryland Medicine Partner for Population Health Initiative The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.