NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies said today that a jury in the US District Court for the Northern District of California has decided in its favor in the second phase of an ongoing patent-infringement suit with Illumina.

After a seven day trial, the jury unanimously decided that Life Tech's Applied Biosystems SOLiD sequencing technology does not infringe a patent at the heart of the dispute, the company said.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.

Jun
12
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Philips Genomics

This webinar will highlight a comprehensive end-to-end solution for precision care in oncology, comprising sample acquisition through to sequencing and analysis, treatment recommendations, and follow-through.

Jun
28
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PerkinElmer

This webinar will review a standardized, high-throughput, and fully automated library prep protocol for human metagenomic analysis.