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 Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Northeastern University SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.