Tecan Tecan, UgenTec to Launch Sample-to-Answer PCR Workflows The companies have agreed to combine their respective liquid handling platforms and analysis software for integrated sample-to-answer PCR workflows. Zymo Research, Tecan Partner to Automate Viral Nucleic Acid Extraction The partners will launch Zymo's DreamPrep NAP workstation to streamline DNA/RNA extraction for high-complexity testing labs running COVID-19 assays. New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Sema4, NuGen, Seq2Know Tecan Acquires NuGen for $54.5M The acquisition will enable Tecan to expand into the genomics space by coupling NuGen's NGS sample prep kits with its own laboratory automation products. NuGen, KeyGene Settle Patent Infringement Dispute The disagreement began when NuGen filed a lawsuit seeking a ruling of non-infringement of two of KeyGene's US patents related to next-generation sequencing. Mar 26, 2018 KeyGene Asks Court to Dismiss it From NuGen Patent Suit Nov 30, 2017 LGC to Distribute NuGen Target Enrichment Technology Aug 15, 2017 Cambridge Epigenetix, NuGen Form Epigenetic Sequencing Partnership Jun 23, 2017 DiaSorin, Tecan to Develop Nucleic Acid Extraction Platform Sep 9, 2015 Phenomenex, Tecan Ink Marketing Deal for SPE Sample Prep Solutions Jul 16, 2015 RUCDR, PreAnalytix, NuGen Validate RNA-seq Workflow for Human Whole Blood Samples Premium Jul 1, 2015 NuGen Publishes Details of 'Fundamental' Single-Primer Target Enrichment Method Premium Jan 27, 2015 PreAnalytix, NuGen, RUCDR to Clinically Validate Workflow for Blood-Based RNA-seq Oct 7, 2014 IP Roundup: Nikon, Nugen, Columbia U, Affymetix, CustomArray Win US Patents Premium Oct 7, 2014 IP Watch: Shimadzu, Qiagen, Sequenom, Others Win US Patents Premium Aug 27, 2014 Product Watch: IdentiGen SNP Genotyping Assay Chemistry; NuGen Target Enrichment Premium Feb 27, 2014 Product Watch: Integromics RealTime StatMiner v5.0; Tecan TouchTools PCR Wizard for Freedom EVO Premium Sep 26, 2013 Product Watch: NuGen's Ovation Human FFPE RNA-seq Kit Premium Sep 24, 2013 New Products: NuGen's Ovation RNA-seq System; SoftGenetics' NextGene, Bio-Rad's ddPCR kit Premium Aug 30, 2013 In Brief This Week: Foundation Medicine, Illumina; Thermo Fisher Scientific; RUCDR Infinite Biologics, NuGen; More Aug 20, 2013 IP Watch: Bioneer, NuGen, Hologic, Molecular Detection, Quest, Others Win US Patents Premium Aug 13, 2013 Illumina Planning Sample Prep Products for ALL Technology, Will Move Business to San Diego in 2014 Premium Jul 23, 2013 IP Watch: Affymetrix, NuGen, Biosigma, BD, UK's HPA Win US Patents Premium Jul 23, 2013 IP Roundup: Sony, Cornell, Quest, ISB, NuGen, Tufts, Affymetrix, Life Bioscience Premium Jun 18, 2013 IP Roundup: Asuragen, NuGen Technologies, Alere, Affymetrix, University of Colorado Premium Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.