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Yongguo Yu is what the Chinese refer to as a "sea turtle," a professional who has received his education or pursued a career abroad, only to put any skills acquired to use upon return to his native country.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology announced on Tuesday the opening of an office in Tarrytown, NY, to support and grow its US business.

This story was originally posted on Oct. 24

The International Standards for Cytogenomic Arrays consortium has changed its name to reflect new collaborations with laboratories that rely mainly on next-generation sequencing, as well as with clinical geneticists for whom data interpretation and counseling, rather than technol

This article has been updated with comments from company officials.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina today announced that it has acquired Cambridge, UK-based BlueGnome for an undisclosed sum.

CGH+SNP or just SNP? Geneticists who use microarrays for constitutional and cancer cytogenetics have never had so many choices.

Name: Anwar Iqbal
Title: Director of microarray CGH laboratory, department of pathology, University of Rochester Medical Center

Agilent Technologies and PerkinElmer have signed an agreement that will see PerkinElmer's Signature Genomics business switch to Agilent arrays for its genetic testing services.

A recent survey has found that laboratories differ in how they report findings indicating parental relatedness back to clinicians caring for patients with constitutional abnormalities.

Cytogeneticists are increasingly adopting chromosomal microarrays for prenatal diagnostics, but have not yet reached a consensus when it comes to what kinds of cases should undergo array-based screening and which platform is best to use.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.