Takara Bio Adaptive Biotechnologies, Takara Bio T Cell Receptor Sequencing Methods Rank High in Benchmarking Study Premium An international team of researchers put nine immune cell sequencing methods head to head, including RNA-based and DNA-based ones, using the same T-cell sample. Takara Bio Forays Into Diagnostic Space With SmartChip COVID-19 Testing Premium The firm's SmartChip platform consists of a high-throughput liquid dispenser and a PCR instrument and can provide more than 5,000 reactions in one run. Takara Bio, BioSyntagma Develop High-Throughput SARS-CoV-2 Detection Method The new method uses Takara Bio's SmartChip PCR instrument, chips, and reagents to run 5,184 reactions per chip in less than 30 minutes. New Studies Compare, Set Benchmarks for Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Methods Premium Both studies emerged from the ongoing Human Cell Atlas project and could help scientists decide on the best approaches to use in various contexts. Namocell, Takara Bio, HepaTx Partner on Single-Cell Genomics for Late-Stage Liver Disease The partners will use Namocell's single-cell dispensing tool and Takara's Smart-seq technology to isolate and characterize HepaTx's hepatocyte-like cells. Jun 21, 2017 Takara, Formulatrix Develop Miniaturized Single-Cell Sequencing Workflows Feb 15, 2017 WaferGen Expects 62 Percent Rise in Q4 Revenues Jan 18, 2017 Takara Bio USA Holdings Completes Acquisition of Rubicon Genomics Dec 15, 2016 Takara Bio USA to Acquire Rubicon Genomics Dec 15, 2016 WaferGen Regains Compliance With Nasdaq Listing Requirements Nov 28, 2016 WaferGen Enacts Reverse Stock Split Nov 16, 2016 Wafergen Stockholders Approve Takara Bio Merger Nov 8, 2016 WaferGen Q3 Revenues Up 20 Percent on SmartChip Sales Nov 1, 2016 Takara Bio USA Inks RNA-seq Supply Deal With Allen Institute for Brain Science Oct 31, 2016 WaferGen Releases Preliminary Q3 Results, Urges Stockholders to Vote for Takara Merger Aug 9, 2016 WaferGen Q2 Revenues Jump 56 Percent as Takara Bio Takeover Looms Jun 6, 2016 WaferGen Biosystems, Takara Bio Ink Distribution Deal in Japan May 13, 2016 Takara Bio to Acquire WaferGen Biosystems May 10, 2016 WaferGen Biosystems Q1 Revenues Up 68 Percent Apr 26, 2016 Takara Bio, IDT Form RNA Sequencing Partnership Mar 8, 2016 WaferGen Q4 Revenues Rise Sharply With Increased SmartChip Sales Jan 28, 2016 WaferGen Expects to Report Sharp Increase in Q4 Revenues Dec 29, 2015 WaferGen Receives Notification of Potential Nasdaq Delisting Nov 10, 2015 WaferGen Q3 Revenues Jump 54 Percent Oct 22, 2015 WaferGen Inks Supply Deal With Reprogenetics Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.