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Cytek believes the updated Aurora platform, which the company says can resolve 40 colors, may curb errors and costs for spectral analysis.

The single-cell genomics firm will collaborate with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on a targeted sequencing panel for MRD monitoring in AML.

The in vitro diagnostic test can deliver molecular results from whole blood samples in less than three hours, the company said. 

The partners will use Adaptive's  ClonoSeq assay to assess minimal residual disease in several of Amgen's hematology drug development programs.

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Peking University-led researchers edited stem cells an HIV patient was treated with in an attempt to cure disease, the Associated Press reports.

Personalis will analyze samples from the study, evaluating the pharma company's novel therapy INVAC-1 either as a monotherapy or in combination with the TKI ibrutinib.

Investigators plan to profile clonal hematopoiesis in a broad range of patients to get a clearer look at its interactions with aging and disease.

The immune sequencing firm is working on kit-ifying its two existing tests, as well as developing a second clinical test and expanding the label for clonoSeq.

In PLOS this week: researchers uncover genetic variants and gene-tissue-phenotype associations contributing to lipid traits in Hispanic populations, role of PAX5 in human B-lineage leukemia, and more.

Investigators saw signs that risky TP53 missense mutations may interfere with wild type copies of the tumor suppressor gene in acute myeloid leukemia and other myeloid cancers.

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The US Department of Justice has proposed a rule change to enable DNA to be collected from migrants, the Associated Press reports.

Bernard Fisher, a surgeon who changed how breast cancer is treated, has died at 101, the New York Times reports.

Washington Post columnist writes that she is skeptical about DNA-based diets.

In PNAS this week: recurrent inactivation of DEPDC5 in gastrointestinal stromal tumors, taxonomic reliability of GenBank sequences, and more.