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SeqWright will offer the test, which evaluates a patient's responsiveness to hair-loss treatment finasteride, through its CLIA lab.

BioArray Briefs: Apr 28, 2009


23andMe, Palomar Pomerado Health, Sequenom, Satoris, RayBiotech, University of Griefswald, InforSense, Institute of Molecular and Medical Genetics, CapitalBio, BioTools

The highest auction bidder will receive a copy of his or her genome sequence, along with a comprehensive interpretation. Two years of analysis update services are also included.

Paired Ends: Apr 28, 2009


Hagan Bayley, Detlef Weigel, Todd Smith, Michael Sadowsky, Catalina Lopez-Correa, Garry Merry

Three outpatient centers in the San Diego area will offer 23andMe's Personal Genome Service.

BGI-Shenzhen will sequence the genomes of three extreme cold animals, learning their tricks and studying population diversity.

Released earlier this month, the report concluded that Arizona's life-sciences sector can expect another 11 years of steady growth if the state holds back or reverses budget cuts affecting the industry.

In Brief This Week is a Friday column containing news items that our readers may have missed during the week.

Combimatrix Hires Hovanes as lab director; Stephan joins Mitrionics' SAB; Obama taps Brinkman for DOE Office of Science; and more

The Salk Institute will use the Helmsley Foundation funding to launch the Center for Nutritional Genomics.


At a meeting this week, researchers and others discussed the regulatory oversight needed for germline genome editing.

The US Food and Drug Administration has asked questions about Myriad Genetics' GeneSight test, according to Bloomberg.

Researchers report that neutrophil extracellular traps appear to binds gallstones together, according to New Scientist.

In Science this week: approach to infer genotype-by-environment interaction from genetic variants associated with phenotypic variability, and more.