US Patent No. 9,481,909

Multiplex compositions and methods for quantification of human nuclear DNA and human male DNA and detection of PCR inhibitors
Nov 04, 2016

Applied Biosystems (Thermo Fisher Scientific) has been awarded US Patent No. 9,481,909, "Multiplex compositions and methods for quantification of human nuclear DNA and human male DNA and detection of PCR inhibitors."

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The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

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Oct
17
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Lexogen

This webinar will present a method for RNA-seq expression analysis of FFPE-derived RNA samples that are too degraded for successful application of standard RNA-seq techniques.

Oct
25
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Roche

This webinar will detail a comprehensive strategy that a lab has put in place to evaluate  NGS oncology assays for genomic tumor profiling of plasma and tissue samples.