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Glioma Cell Line Short tandem repeat and expression data indicate that the U87MG cell line in the ATCC collection no longer represents the glioma from which it was established.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 Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.