This article was originally published on Dec. 5.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
The Chinese institute will provide the global metagenomics effort to create a Gene Atlas with sequencing, sampling, informatics, and other genomics support.
Life Tech launches new forensic DNA extraction system.
The company plans to offer an integration of Zygem's DNA extraction technologies with MicroLab's microfluidic chip tools for a wide range of testing applications.
The company's AutoGenFlex STAR system is optimized for Qiagen's whole-blood DNA extraction chemistry and is intended for use in clinical and research institutions and biorepositories.
Gulf Scientific of Dubai will distribute the firm's DNA extraction technology in 12 Middle East nations.
The company already offers many of these services to customers in North America and Europe through Gaithersburg, Md.-based subsidiary Gene Logic.
BioServe joined the partner program after validating the use of DNA Genotek's Oragene DNA saliva collection kits in BioServe's DNA extraction and genotyping service.
Rubicon's PicoPlex technology complements Zygem's advanced DNA extraction products, according to a Zygem official.
The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.
DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.
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