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News on qPCR, digital PCR, amplification, point-of-care testing platforms in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The firm guided for 2021 revenue growth of between 5 percent and 8 percent, citing "a persistently uncertain business environment."

The MiQLab system can look for 27 different targets, allowing the detection of SARS-CoV-2 as well as the determination of specific variants.

A pair of studies published this week present an analysis of a real, large-scale testing pooling effort as well as analyses of how to further improve such strategies.

The partners will research the ability of Biocept's Target Selector molecular assay to determine EGFR status in non-small cell lung cancer patients.

The company, which had received a request from the FDA for more information on the test, is planning additional studies before resubmitting the application.

According to BBC News, the global vaccine-sharing initiative has sent its first shipment, which arrived in Ghana this week.

CNN reports that a US Food and Drug Administration document says Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine meets the requirements to receive an Emergency Use Authorization.

Researchers in France are developing a new, fast test for SARS-CoV-2 that initial testing indicates may be highly accurate, the Guardian says.

In Cell this week: analysis of fitness patterns among SARS-CoV-2 isolates, single-cell transcriptome analysis of immune features in COVID-19, and more.

Feb
25
Sponsored by
Foundation Medicine

In this session, the second in the Precision Oncology News Virtual Molecular Tumor Board Series, our expert panelists will review cases in which patient genomic profiles exhibit common driver mutations in tumor types considered “off label” for targeted therapies associated with those mutations.

Mar
11
Sponsored by
Foundation Medicine

In this session, the third in the Precision Oncology News Virtual Molecular Tumor Board Series, our expert panelists will review patient cases in which genomic profiling has identified gene fusions that may or may not serve as druggable targets.

Mar
16
Sponsored by
Bio-Rad

Wastewater based epidemiology (WBE) has been established as a viable, valuable, and cost-effective means to monitor infectious disease within a community. 

Mar
18
Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Viruses mutate as they strive to thrive in response to selective pressures.