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The deal will open up more opportunities to study OmniSeq's 144-gene NGS test and Immune Report Card in real-world settings and as part of drug development trials. 

The trial will evaluate a single CTC analysis pipeline that incorporates cell enumeration and isolation systems from Menarini-Silicon Biosystems.

Payors say online, automated systems will bring standardization and efficiency to prior authorizations, but doctors and labs are uncertain about the impact on patient care.

The company said it would use the proceeds of the offering to promote its genetic tests and services, among other things.

Vela said that the Sentosa SQ HIV genotyping assay delivers clinical results with reduced hands-on and turnaround time compared to competitors.

NPR reports that Turkish high school students will no longer study evolution.

Researchers report they sequenced and identified plant species in an "al fresco" laboratory.

An Australian team searches for genetic alterations linked to depression in hopes of developing personalized treatments, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PNAS this week: host contributors to typhoid fever risk, effects of obesity-related variants near TMEM18, and more.