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Of the total, $1 billion will be used to expand viral genome sequencing while the remainder will fund genomic epidemiology centers and new bioinformatics infrastructure.

At ACMG, researchers presented results from an ongoing effort using a growing sample collection to find genetic contributors to severe viral infections in children.

The kits are designed for the self-collection of anterior nasal swab or saliva specimens by adults for use with SARS-CoV-2 tests.

On the back of a recently announced $3 million in funding, the firm has begun marketing its Urodiag kit to urologists throughout Europe.

For the three months ended March 31, the firm said that preliminary revenues are expected to be $36 million to $37 million compared to $31.1 million in 2020.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.

Apr
28
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Akoya Biosciences

Single-cell omics assays have become essential tools for identifying and characterizing cell types and states of complex tissues. While each single-modality assay reveals distinctive features about the sequenced cells, true multiomics assays are still in the early stage of development. 

May
04
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Akoya Biosciences

Recently developed technologies for digital imaging and highly multiplexed immunohistochemistry (mIHC) advancing the field of histology into a quantitative era, allowing for more complex descriptions of tissue architecture.

May
06
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Akoya Biosciences

Integrating complementary data sets provides a powerful tool to study complex biological processes.

May
11
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Akoya Biosciences

Our expert panelists will review their own strategies for addressing the challenges of integrative multiomic analysis and will share best practices for this rapidly evolving field.