ag-bio Agbio Gene Editing Firm Cibus to Merge With Plant Synbio Company Calyxt The newly merged company will retain the Cibus name and trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market, where Calyxt is currently listed. Ginkgo Bioworks Q1 Revenues More Than Triple The Boston-based synthetic biology and biosecurity firm beat the consensus Wall Street revenue estimate but missed on the bottom line. Pacific Biosciences, Corteva Agriscience Collaborate on High-Throughput Sequencing The partners will work on high-throughput workflows for DNA extraction and library preparation to enable sequencing of thousands of samples. French Plant Breeding Firm Meiogenix Raises $13M in Series A Round The company is developing gene- and chromosome-editing technologies designed to accelerate plant biodiversity by mixing parental genomes during reproduction. Berkeley Lights Ramps up Partnerships With Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bayer Deals Premium The recent deals are changing the way the firm plans to make some cell and functional analysis workflows available to future customers. Mar 30, 2021 Novel CRISPR-Cas12a Orthologs Expand Gene Editing Toolkit for Plants Premium Feb 23, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to Korean Biotech Firm G+FLAS Life Sciences Feb 24, 2020 Swift Biosciences, LGC BioSearch Partner on Targeted Sequencing for Ag-Bio Jan 29, 2020 Arbor Biosciences, Biosearch Technologies Ink Global Distribution Deal for Ag-Bio NGS Panels Oct 10, 2019 Ginkgo Bioworks Launches $350M Funding Vehicle for Spinoffs Aug 26, 2019 10x Genomics Showing 'Little Concern' for Patent Lawsuit Consequences, Customers Say Premium Jun 4, 2019 California Nanopore Firm Shifts Focus to Ag Market Premium May 24, 2019 Arev Brands International, Lighthouse Genomics Ink Cannabis Genotyping Agreement Jan 8, 2019 GreenLight Biosciences Raises $50M in Private Financing Round Dec 20, 2018 Bayer, HitGen Partner on Small Molecule Discovery for Crop Science Nov 13, 2018 Trace Genomics Raises $13M in Series A Financing Round Dec 14, 2017 Ginkgo Bioworks Raises $275M to Support Foundry, Bayer Ag Venture Sep 18, 2017 ExcitePCR Aims to Launch Two Versions of POC MDx Platform Over Next Two Years Premium Sep 14, 2017 Ginkgo Bioworks, Bayer to Invest $100M in New Agbio Company Feb 23, 2017 Ag-Bio Startup TL Biolabs Raises $4M Jan 4, 2017 Monsanto Licenses CRISPR/Cpf1 From Broad Institute Nov 3, 2016 Fungal Genome Assembled With Only Nanopore-Generated Reads Sep 28, 2016 Toyota Designs New Genotyping by Sequencing Technology Platform for Crop Research Premium Aug 16, 2016 BGI Opens Asia-Pacific Regional Office, Inks Agreements With Queensland Researchers Jun 28, 2016 Monsanto Inks Gene Editing Tech Licensing Deals With TargetGene, Nomad Bioscience Load More Breaking News Bio-Rad Laboratories, Cytek Biosciences Partner on Flow Cytometry Reagents Tecan Inks Deals for NGS Library Prep System With Element Biosciences, Singular Genomics Genomenon, Flagship Biosciences Partner on Biomarker Discovery, Companion Dx Development Velsera to Integrate Arima Genomics Gene Fusion Test in Pierian Clinical Platform Evonetix Raises $24M in Extended Series B Funding Round The Scan Study Points to Tuberculosis Protection by Gaucher Disease Mutation A mutation linked to Gaucher disease in the Ashkenazi Jewish population appears to boost Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistance in a zebrafish model of the lysosomal storage condition, a new PNAS study finds. SpliceVault Portal Provides Look at RNA Splicing Changes Linked to Genetic Variants The portal, described in Nature Genetics, houses variant-related messenger RNA splicing insights drawn from RNA sequencing data in nearly 335,700 samples — a set known as the 300K-RNA resource. Automated Sequencing Pipeline Appears to Allow Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Lineage Detection in Nevada Study Researchers in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics describe and assess a Clear Labs Dx automated workflow, sequencing, and bioinformatic analysis method for quickly identifying SARS-CoV-2 lineages. UK Team Presents Genetic, Epigenetic Sequencing Method Using enzymatic DNA preparation steps, researchers in Nature Biotechnology develop a strategy for sequencing DNA, along with 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, on existing sequencers.