Microarrays & Multiplexing

News on microarrays, multiplexing, genotyping, cytogenetics, gene expression profiling in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The new SR-Plex system comes without integrated sample prep, making it less expensive and more amenable to non-protein work like nucleic acid assays.

Investigators identified changes in methylation at neurobiology-related genes when comparing blood methylation in twin pairs discordant for ALS.

The grant is specifically intended to support the development of noninvasive, rapid tests that can be used at the point of care in developing country settings.

NanoString also beat analyst estimates on the top and bottom lines, and upped its revenue guidance for the year based primarily on collaboration revenues.

Illumina received more orders than expected for NovaSeq in Q2 and sees a big opportunity in the consumer genomics market for its array business and Helix.

Cytox Raises £2.6M

Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.