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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – America's Choice Provider Network will now cover CombiMatrix's diagnostic laboratory services, CombiMatrix said today.

Baylor College of Medicine's department of molecular and human genetics has been an Agilent Technologies customer for nearly a decade, and the Santa Clara, Calif.-based microarray vendor has produced many iterations of custom-designed chips for BCM.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Precipio Diagnostics has raised $1.8 million in a Series B financing round, Connecticut Innovations, the lead investor in the round, said today.

Name: Peter Papenhausen
Title: National Director of Cytogenetics, Laboratory Corporation of America

This story was originally posted on Aug. 1.
Affymetrix posted a 20 percent rise in second-quarter revenues last week, largely due to a contribution from its eBioscience business, but also driven by double-digit growth in genotyping array sales.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer genetics diagnostic company NeoGenomics today reported flat revenues for the second quarter, as changes to Medicare's reimbursement for molecular diagnostics negatively impacted operations.

A quartet of recent papers authored by geneticists at Birmingham Women's Hospital has shed greater light on the application of chromosomal microarrays in prenatal diagnostics in the UK.

Geneticists who use microarrays to detect chromosomal abnormalities have two new tools at their disposal.

While many in the cytogenetics world are concerned with array findings of unclear clinical significance, and how to communicate that information back to patients, a recent review conducted within Cleveland Clinic Laboratories found that it was the lab's sample preparation method

SciGene this week launched CytoZyme Stabilized Pepsin, an advanced liquid formulation of pepsin for pre-treating tissue samples in nucleic acid probe-based cytogenetic assays.

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Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing. 

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.

Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports. 

In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.