flow cytometry Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP BD claims Beckman's products infringe on four patents, specifically highlighting a benchtop cell sorter launched in March. NGS Bests Flow Cytometry for MRD-Based Prediction of ALL Relapse, Survival, ASH Study Suggests Premium In a retrospective analysis, ALL patients tested with NGS were less likely to achieve MRD-negative status than when tested with flow cytometry. Cytek Biosciences Closes $120M Series D Financing Round The company said the funds would be used in part to expand its presence in the cell-analysis market in areas such as infectious disease. Hitachi, ThinkCyte Partner to Develop AI-Driven Cell Analysis, Sorting System The firms plan to collaborate with others in the field of regenerative medicine and cell therapy to expedite commercialization of the system. Akadeum, NanoCellect Biomedical Partner to Enhance Rare-Cell Workflows Akadeum's microbubble technology and NanoCellect's Wolf cell-sorting platform will be integrated for high-quality single-cell sequencing of rare cell types. May 26, 2020 Sysmex Partec to Distribute De Novo Flow Cytometry Software Worldwide Apr 27, 2020 Rockefeller University, Cerevance Pursue Pooled Nuclei Sequencing to Target Brain Cell Types Premium Apr 22, 2020 Researchers See Immune, Age Contributors to Childhood Respiratory Virus Response Apr 21, 2020 Saama-Led Consortium Seeks Data-Driven Answers to COVID-19 Apr 1, 2020 Flow Cytometry Startup BennuBio Secures $5M in Series B Funding Round Feb 26, 2020 Fluidigm Acquires Cytometry Sample Prep Firm InstruNor for $7.2M Jan 12, 2020 Luminex Preliminary Q4 Revenues up 11 Percent Nov 26, 2019 Biolidics, Sysmex Partner on Cancer Liquid Biopsy Development Nov 20, 2019 Beckman Coulter, IncellDx Form Cancer Assay Promotion Agreement Oct 16, 2019 Cytek Pushing Boundaries of Flow Cytometry With Updated Spectral Analyzer Premium Oct 10, 2019 Phitonex Closes $2M Seed Financing Round Oct 4, 2019 NanoCellect Biomedical Receives $1.5M NIH Grant to Develop 3D Flow Cytometry Tool Jul 17, 2019 Cancer Drug Discovery Firm Notable Nabs $40M in Series B Funding Round Jun 4, 2019 Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Buys Cytobank May 9, 2019 NanoCellect Biomedical, Daon BioSciences Sign Korean Distribution Agreement Apr 2, 2019 AACR Liquid Biopsy Studies Demonstrate Diversity of Methods for Early Cancer Detection Premium Nov 19, 2018 Bioké Inks Distribution Deal for Syntec Sample Prep Products Oct 9, 2018 10,000 Immunomes Project Establishes Initial Baseline for Healthy Immune System Aug 30, 2018 Cytobank Aims to Improve Cytometry Informatics, Starting With Immunotherapy, Single-Cell Analysis Premium May 21, 2018 IncellDx Gets CE Mark for HPV Assay Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.