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Last week's ruling "is a complete victory for Roche," an attorney for the company told GenomeWeb Daily News.

The agreement covers systems for HIV and hepatitis B management.

In an interview with Pharmacogenomics Reporter this week, Hakan Sakul provided a snapshot of Pfizer's efforts in personalized medicine, the company's stance on regulatory issues, and its overall focus on "omics"-guided medicine.

Using an siRNA screen, a team of researchers from Boston and Maryland has identified a host of human proteins that appear to play a role in hepatitis C infection.

The company will use an SBIR and an STTR grant to develop POC tests for HIV and respiratory diseases.

The HIV center, located in a New York City suburb, will allow Profectus in December to accommodate more than 20 new researchers it plans to hire over the next two years, in addition to the 13 now based in temporary space.

The agreement comes approximately three months after ABL and Stanford reached their own settlement in the suit, in which ABL accused the university and professor of breaching a patent immunity contract regarding Stanford's HIV Drug Resistance Database.

LabCorp's $107 million offer to acquire Monogram gives it access to molecular diagnostics and pharmacogenomic tests that are clinically validated and are free of regulatory challenges. Although Monogram wasn't looking to be acquired, the deal would allow broader marketing of its tests by using LabCorp's national infrastructure.

The UCSF Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center will use sequencing, microarrays, and other genomic technologies to characterize pathogens linked to acute and chronic human illnesses.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is working with California's health department to sequence viral samples from COVID-19 patients to trace viral introductions, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Despite differences in their migration habits, eastern and western monarch butterflies are genetically similar, according to a study in Molecular Ecology.

The UK is implementing COVID-19 testing with a 90-minute turnaround time.

In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more.