food safety Illumina, Sanigen Partner on NGS-Based Food Safety Testing in South Korea As part of the agreement, Sanigen will distribute Illumina's next-generation sequencing platforms in South Korea for the food safety and microbiology testing market. 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. Oct 30, 2019 PerkinElmer Q3 Revenues Grow 5 Percent 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 Load More Breaking News Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs Yourgene Health Enters Three-Year £5M Term Loan Facility The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.