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 In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.