With its recent acquisition of Affymetrix’s Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments-compliant laboratory, Navigenics has delved into the complicated and confusing world of laboratory regulation, but the personal genomics firm is focusing on the advantages of having an internal lab than the potential regulatory challenges.

“There are no regulatory implications on the federal level and on the state level we will have the licenses that Affy has,” Vance Vanier, Navigenics chief medical officer, told Pharmacogenomics Reporter this week.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.