Texas A&M LexaGene Continues Vet Dx Market Push, Explores Sequencing Sample Prep for Microfluidic PCR Tech Premium The firm aims to commercialize its platform for infectious disease testing in the US by mid to late 2019, and continues to explore additional financing options. LexaGene, Texas A&M Veterinary Dx Lab Collaborate on Pathogen Detection Testing As part of the collaboration, Texas A&M veterinarians will send canine urine samples to LexaGene for testing on its LX6 pathogen detection instrument. DoD Awards $10M to Consortium to ID New TB Drug Targets The consortium aims to identify tuberculosis protein targets and corresponding small molecule inhibitors that can be used to develop drugs to shorten therapy duration. Big Cat Genomes Reveal Phylogenetic History With new and available genome sequences, investigators delved into phylogenetic patterns and adaptations in lions, leopards, tigers, snow leopards, and jaguars. Circulating Maternal MicroRNAs Distinguish Infants Affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Researchers in the US and Ukraine built a microRNA-based classifier to categorize infants as affected or unaffected. Aug 10, 2016 Gliding Mammal Genome Reveals Primate Sister Group Apr 22, 2016 Galapagos Finch Beak Size Locus Identified by Resequencing Mar 8, 2016 Rapid, Inexpensive 'Lab-on-a-Drone' PCR Enabled With Convective Flow Thermal Cycling Premium Feb 11, 2015 Finch Genomes Offer New Details on Adaptive Radiation Described by Darwin Nov 11, 2014 Feline Genomes Offer Clues to Cat Traits, Domestication Apr 24, 2014 Texas A&M, Baylor, University of Houston Land $4.4M for Environmental Science Center Oct 30, 2013 Texas A&M Team Reaps $500K Grant for Cotton Genome Toolkit Project Oct 15, 2013 Texas A&M to Provide $1.3M for Genomics, Bioinformatics Grants Oct 2, 2013 Texas A&M Creates New Epigenetics Center to Research Phytochemicals Aug 13, 2013 Texas A&M Plans Bioinformatics, Genomics Engineering Center Jul 11, 2013 NIH Awards $2.3M in microRNA Research Grants in July Premium Jun 27, 2013 Texas A&M Launches Initiative to Pull Together Resources in Genomics Research Aug 2, 2012 Johns Hopkins-Led Team Shows Potential of Multiplex Allele-Specific PCR to Detect MDR-TB Premium Dec 15, 2011 Lynntech Developing Inexpensive Sample Prep, Testing Platforms for Point-of-Care MDx Premium Apr 19, 2011 USDA Awards Researchers $15M to Use Genotyping Arrays to Study Cattle Premium Apr 18, 2011 USDA Awards $14M for Cattle Research Projects Jun 4, 2010 Q&A: Texas A&M's Raffaele Montuoro on Parallelizing Illumina's Genome Analysis Pipeline Premium Jan 4, 2010 USDA Gives Grant to Texas A&M for Corn Genetics Nov 10, 2009 Biolog Nets $923K ARRA Grant to Upgrade Cell Array Platform Premium Aug 11, 2009 Texas A&M Lands $3M EPA Toxicity Grant Load More Breaking News Mitochondrial Protein Resource Reveals New Disease Players StageZero Life Sciences, DiagnoseAtHome Partner on Multicancer Blood Test OraSure Technologies Selected by HHS to Provide COVID-19 School Testing Hologic Obtains CE Mark for Molecular Epstein-Barr, BK Virus Assays Multiomics Startup Pleno Closes $15M Funding Round SeekIn Gets CE Mark for Cancer Treatment Response Monitoring Kit The Scan UK Moves to Allow Sale of Gene-Edited Food The UK is moving ahead to allow the sale of gene-edited food in England, Scotland, and Wales, according to New Scientist. Questions for the Field Stat News writes that the alleged Buffalo shooter's citation of genetics research raises questions about what the field can do. Cell Studies on Tumor Evolution in Mouse Model of Lung Cancer, Stereo-seq, Bacteriophage Responses In Cell this week: tumor evolution tracked in mouse model of lung cancer, organogenesis mapped using Stereo-seq, and more. Taking Stock of the Stockpile The US and European countries are evaluating their smallpox vaccine stockpiles as the number of monkeypox cases increases, the Washington Post reports.