LLNL Aboard International Space Station, Researchers See Ample Opportunity for Genomic Tools Premium ISS astronauts will soon begin testing the Oxford Nanopore MinIon and two PCR platforms while researchers on Earth continue to evaluate microarrays for use in space. International Space Station to Use Lawrence Livermore Lab System to Analyze Microbes Supported by a $1.5 million grant from NASA, the project aims to characterize microbes in the crew and enclosed environment of the space station. NCI, DOE Partner to Provide Supercomputing Infrastructure, Other Resources for Cancer Research Premium The partners have planned a three-year pilot and selected three NCI projects to benefit from supercomputers and expertise offered by four DOE labs. IP Watch: LLNL, Roche, Keygene, Alere, Fluidigm, Thermo Fisher Among US Patent Awardees Premium Lawrence Livermore National Security has been awarded IP Watch: Qiagen, Illumina, Canon, Others Win US Patents Premium The Regents of the University of California have been awarded Jun 26, 2014 IP Watch: Hologic, Illumina, Roche, Others Win US Patents Premium Jun 24, 2014 IP Roundup: Siemens, Affymetrix, Akonni, University of California, LLNL Premium Feb 6, 2013 IP Watch: LLNL, U of California, Quest Dx, and Bio-Rad Among US Patent Winners Premium Jan 16, 2013 IP Watch: LLNL, Fuso Pharma, Universidad de Cordoba, Columbia U, Hologic, Others Win US Patents Premium Jan 2, 2013 IP Watch: Quest, Takara Bio, Hologic, Fluidigm, Roche, LLNL, Bio-Rad, Others Win US Patents Premium Nov 2, 2012 IP Watch: Amplicon Express, LLNL, BioMérieux, Others Win US Patents Premium May 10, 2012 IP Watch: LLNL, Lab21, NetBio, Life Tech, City of Hope, and U of Missouri Win US Patents Premium Mar 22, 2012 MOgene Providing Services Based on Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Array Oct 6, 2011 NIH Gives Lawrence Livermore $3M for bioAMS Instrument Aug 24, 2011 Livermore Lab to Develop Nanostring-based Biothreat Dx Tests Aug 4, 2011 LLNL Team Achieves Sub-Three-Minute PCR; Seeks Commercial Partners for Dx Apps Premium Jul 13, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Jul 13, 2011 Premium Mar 31, 2011 LLNL Scientists Develop Single-Tube, Colorimetric POC Testing Device; Seek Industrial Partners Premium Jan 13, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Jan 13, 2011 Premium Dec 22, 2010 modENCODE Teams Report on Functional Features of Fruit Fly, Roundworm Genomes Nov 4, 2010 QuantaLife Unveils Digital PCR Platform; Offers Early Access Before '11 Full Commercial Launch Premium Sep 30, 2010 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Sep 30, 2010 Premium Jul 15, 2010 New Players Seek Foothold in Digital PCR Market amid 'Thorny' IP Landscape Premium May 6, 2010 IP Update: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: May 6, 2010 Premium May 3, 2010 IP Roundup: May 3, 2010 Premium Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.