NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cepheid announced after the close of the market on Thursday that its preliminary second-quarter earnings results are anticipated to beat consensus analyst estimates on the top and bottom lines.

For the three months ended June 30, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based firm said that total revenues are expected to be about $96 million, which would beat Wall Street expectations of $92.2 million. It also would represent a 19 percent improvement over $81.0 million in revenues recorded in the second quarter of 2012.

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The US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have proposed changing gene therapy oversight, the Associated Press reports.

Nature News reports that the Salk Institute has asked for the scope of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against it to be narrowed.

CNBC reports that the sequencing startup Veritas aims to sequence individuals who fall at extremes.

In PLOS this week: genotyping of indigenous North African goats, program to simulate evolve and resequencing studies, and more.

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In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.