food safety PathogenDx Partners With Prevenio on Food Safety System PathogenDx has developed a technology that detects pathogen DNA found on surfaces with applications in agriculture and clinical lab testing. ERS Genomics, FASMAC Sign Deal to Commercialize CRISPR-Cas9 Research Reagents in Japan FASMAC provides food analysis and biotech products and services, including DNA/RNA synthesis, DNA sequencing, food testing, and genetic analysis reagents. Stilla Positions Six-Color Digital PCR System for Use in Oncology, Virology, GMO Testing Premium The launch of the company's Prism system earlier this month should support the development of an accompanying menu of tests to serve diverse users. Clear Labs Raises $18M, Will Launch Diagnostic Nanopore Sequencing COVID-19 Assay System Premium The first version of the platform, which the company submitted for Emergency Use Authorization to the US FDA last week, analyzes RNA extracted from a swab. PerkinElmer Q3 Revenues Grow 5 Percent The company also said that it has acquired Beijing-based food safety testing firm Meizheng Group. The deal is expected to expand PerkinElmer's food safety capabilities. Oct 7, 2019 Eurofins GeneScan Technologies to Deploy Assays on UgenTec PCR Analysis Platform Jul 25, 2019 Integrated DNA Technologies, Clear Labs Ink Supply Agreement for Food Safety Testing Mar 25, 2019 Clear Labs, Oxford Nanopore Ink North American Distribution Agreement for Food Safety Testing Mar 25, 2019 Clear Labs Turns to Nanopore Sequencing for Food Safety Testing Premium Mar 18, 2019 Broad Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital License CRISPR Tech to Pairwise Feb 7, 2019 BioMérieux Acquires Food, Beverage Molecular Testing Firm Invisible Sentinel for $75M Dec 10, 2018 IdentiGen Receives €1.8M R&D Grant From Irish Government Nov 13, 2018 Bio-Rad Wins USDA Food Safety Testing Contract Oct 30, 2018 Food Testing Firm Clear Labs Closes $21M Series B2 Round Aug 29, 2018 Poultry-Adapted E. Coli Implicated in Subset of Urinary Tract Infections Jul 13, 2018 3M Wins USDA Food Safety Testing Contract May 23, 2018 Clear Labs Expands Pilot Ahead of Food Testing Platform Launch Premium Jun 23, 2017 IBM, Cornell Partner to Research Milk Safety May 11, 2017 Roka Bio Q1 Revenues Rise 25 Percent Mar 14, 2017 LexaGene Closes C$2M Private Placement Mar 2, 2017 Hygiena Completes Acquisition of DuPont Global Food Safety Dx Business Dec 14, 2016 Hygiena Acquires DuPont Global Food Safety Diagnostics Business Dec 13, 2016 Clear Labs Raises $13M in Series B Financing Jul 13, 2016 Thermo Fisher, DuPont Extend Food Safety Testing Distribution Pact for Western Europe May 4, 2016 Roka Bioscience Q1 Revenues Grow 7 Percent Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.