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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SynapDx today announced a collaboration with the Broad Institute to develop next-generation sequencing analysis methods to improve autism diagnostics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has released the list of firms that will receive a total of $25 million in tax incentives tied to job creation this year, and that list includes several omics and molecular diagnostics firms.

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SynapDx has appointed Kevin Hrusovsky to the firm's board of directors. He most recently served as president of life sciences and technology at PerkinElmer.

SynapDx said this week that Mark DePristo has joined the Lexington, Mass.-based company as vice pres

Illumina has appointed Richard Klausner to senior vice president and Chief Medical Officer, where he will lead Illumina's strategies for advancing genomics into clinical medicine and public health.

Illumina has appointed Richard Klausner to senior vice president and Chief Medical Officer, where he will lead Illumina's strategies for advancing genomics into clinical medicine and public health.

Companies that sell or are developing microarray-based tests for early stage autism diagnosis will soon face off against a competitor with a next-generation sequencing-based offering.

SynapDx this week appointed Andrew Conrad to the company's board of directors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Autism diagnostics firm SynapDx today said that it raised $15.4 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SynapDx this week said that it has received a "significant investment" from The Kraft Group that will support ongoing clinical development of its molecular diagnostic test for autism spectrum disorder.

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An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.