cytogenetics Team Presents Optical Genome Mapping Method for Finding Chromosomal Alterations In a pair of new studies, investigators retrospectively identified known chromosomal alterations in samples from individuals with hematological malignancies and other conditions. Phase Genomics Revs Up Product Development for Hi-C Assay Applications With Eyes on Cytogenetics Premium The Seattle-based startup has grown both revenues and headcount during the pandemic, as it finds more applications for its proximity ligation assays. Columbia University-led Study Highlights Bionano Optical Genome Mapping Concordance with Cytogenetics Bionano Genomics called the study, presented this week at the American College for Medical Genetics meeting, an "incredibly important milestone" for the company. Whole-Genome Sequencing Could Replace Cytogenetics in Assessing AML, Myelodysplastic Syndromes The researchers found that sequencing was accurate and could even detect chromosomal changes missed by cytogenetics at almost a similar price. NIH Awards Two SBIR Grants Totaling $3.9M to Phase Genomics The Seattle-based firm has won two grants each worth $1.9 million to develop proximity ligation assays with applications in cytogenetics. Jun 19, 2020 Bionano Genomics Q1 Revenues Drop 39 Percent May 15, 2020 Bionano Genomics Reports Preliminary Q1 Revenues of $1.1M Apr 24, 2020 Bionano Genomics Receives Nasdaq Warning Over Low Share Price Apr 8, 2020 Oppenheimer Initiates Coverage of Bionano Genomics at Outperform Nov 7, 2019 Bionano Genomics Q3 Revenues Rise 17 Percent Apr 25, 2019 Impact Lab Group Acquires Toma Advanced Biomedical Assays Services Lab May 31, 2017 Sysmex to Acquire Oxford Gene Technology May 13, 2014 CombiMatrix Prepares New Test Offerings as Reproductive Health Services Drive up Revenues Premium May 7, 2014 CombiMatrix Posts 13 Percent Increase in Q1 Revenues May 6, 2014 PerkinElmer Says It Will Still Sell Signature Genomics Microarrrays, Software Outside US Premium Apr 30, 2014 PerkinElmer to Shutter Signature Genomics Business Apr 22, 2014 New CMA Study Finds Capability to Detect CNVs Has 'Outpaced' Ability to Deduce Their Role in Disease Premium Apr 15, 2014 Affymetrix Provides Fresh Details on FDA Clearance Path for CytoScan Dx Assay Premium Mar 25, 2014 Team Evaluates Impact of Chromosomal Microarray Analysis on Clinical Management Decisions Premium Mar 24, 2014 Chromothripsis Event Touches off Development of Rare Form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Mar 11, 2014 New Paper Reveals Need for Better Counseling Approaches in Case of Unclear Prenatal CMA Results Premium Mar 4, 2014 OGT Complements Chromosomal Microarray Portfolio with Acquisition of FISH Probe Firm Cytocell Premium Mar 4, 2014 OGT Acquires UK FISH Probe Maker Cytocell Feb 25, 2014 CombiMatrix Credits New ACOG-SFMM Recommendations for Uptick in Prenatal Array Sales Premium Feb 4, 2014 OGT Wins UK NHS Tender to Supply Chromosomal Microarrays to Four 'Significant' Cyto Labs Premium Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.