ATCC Crown Bioscience Licenses Cell Line Portfolio From NCI, ATCC The ATCC deal gives CrownBio access to more than 140 cell lines now and 4,000 cell lines in the future, and the NCI deal gives the firm access to 100 cell lines. New Zika Genomes From African, Asian Lineages Document Virus' Population Diversity Using biorepository strains, researchers from the J. Craig Venter Institute and elsewhere profiled Zika virus consensus sequences, variant patterns, and phylogenetics. ATCC, One Codex Partner on Microbiome Research Tools The partners are offering ATCC's nucleic acid and whole-cell standards in combination with One Codex's bioinformatics platform. NIST, ATCC Develop STR-Based Method to Identify Contamination of Mouse Cell Lines Premium The technique provides the scientific community with a higher-resolution methodology to determine if a mouse cell line has been correctly identified in research. Genetic Analysis Reveals Misidentified Glioma Cell Line Short tandem repeat and expression data indicate that the U87MG cell line in the ATCC collection no longer represents the glioma from which it was established. Jan 12, 2016 ATCC Licenses CRISPR/Cas9 Tech From Broad Institute Aug 22, 2014 ATCC, BioMerieux Collaborate to Expand Microbial Database Jun 26, 2014 ATCC, CDC, Thermo Fisher Partner to Bring HIV Genotyping Kit to Resource-Poor Countries Premium Jun 24, 2014 ATCC, CDC, Thermo Fisher Partner to Bring HIV Drug Resistance Assay to Resource-Poor Countries Jan 8, 2014 Biomatrica, ATCC Sign Licensing Deal Oct 11, 2012 STR Analysis for Cell Line Authentication Gaining Traction in Research Community Premium Aug 13, 2012 Horizon Discovery, ATCC Sign Distribution Deal for Cell Lines Jun 18, 2012 ATCC Inks Sales Pact with Life Technologies for GFP Technology Jun 7, 2012 Promega Provides ATCC Access to Labeling Technologies Jun 23, 2011 Promega, ATCC Partner on Bioassays for Biologics Development Jan 27, 2011 Product Watch: Jan 27, 2011 Premium Jan 18, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Jan 18, 2011 Premium Apr 16, 2009 InVivoScribe Strikes Deal With ATCC to Access Cell Lines Breaking News Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs Yourgene Health Enters Three-Year £5M Term Loan Facility The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.