food safety Illumina, SmartGene Ink Comarketing Deal for NGS in Infectious Disease, Food, QC Testing The firms will jointly promote Illumina's NGS products alongside SmartGene's software apps and proprietary primers for food authenticity and integrity as well as other types of testing. FDA Researchers Demonstrate Utility of Nanopore Sequencing for Foodborne Pathogen Detection Premium The scientists are pairing whole-genome MinIon sequencing with MiSeq sequencing to create hybrid genome assemblies for foodborne pathogen tracking and detection. 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. Jun 17, 2020 Stilla Positions Six-Color Digital PCR System for Use in Oncology, Virology, GMO Testing Premium May 14, 2020 Clear Labs Raises $18M, Will Launch Diagnostic Nanopore Sequencing COVID-19 Assay System Premium 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 Load More Breaking News Cancer Prognoses Informed by Module-Based Approach, Study Finds People in the News at Illumina, Centogene, BioSkryb New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, BD, Analytik Jena, BioMérieux Genetic Technologies to Raise A$5M in Direct Stock Offering In Brief This Week: SD Biosensors, Meridian, Oncocyte, Opko Health, GeneDx, More The Scan Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency. Circulating Tumor DNA Shows Potential as Biomarker in Rare Childhood Cancer A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that circulating tumor DNA levels in rhabdomyosarcoma may serve as a biomarker for prognosis. Study Recommends Cancer Screening for Dogs Beginning Age Seven, Depending on Breed PetDx researchers report in PLOS One that annual cancer screening for dogs should begin by age seven. White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans.