NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom said after the close of the market yesterday that it has agreed to issue additional shares to shareholders of SensiGen to settle certain claims asserted following Sequenom's purchase of SensiGen's assets.

According to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Sequenom will issue to certain stockholders 367,547 shares of its common stock. In July, those shareholders had asserted claims for damages of around $1.3 million from an alleged breach of representations and warranties made by Sequenom in its asset purchase agreement.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.