hybridization Celemics, South Dakota State University Create NGS-Based Respiratory Panel for Swine The assay uses hybridization and next-generation sequencing to detect more than 50 different viruses and bacteria in pigs. Twist Bioscience, Regeneron Genetics Center Codevelop NGS Genotyping Panel for Population Sequencing Twist will market the Diversity SNP Panel, which includes approximately 1.4 million SNPs from a globally representative population. MIT Researchers Devise Oligo Barcode-Based 'File System' for DNA Data Storage Premium The researchers have applied for a patent on their technology and have formed a startup, Cache DNA, to develop a low-cost platform for DNA storage and retrieval. Kromatid Receives $2M Investment From BroadOak Capital Partners The company will use the funds to accelerate commercialization of its directional genomic hybridization products and for ongoing product development. Vizgen Raises $37M in Series B Financing The Harvard spinout will use the proceeds to commercialize its Merscope technology for spatial transcriptomics and increase manufacturing capacity. Mar 24, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Biotia Nab FDA EUA for Hybridization-Based NGS SARS-CoV-2 Assay Mar 18, 2021 Bruker Invests in Startup Acuity Spatial Genomics Mar 5, 2021 Spatial Omics Firms Use AGBT as Launchpad for New Tech Premium Feb 5, 2021 Twist Bioscience Reveals MRD Testing Applications, Regeneron Genotyping Project Premium Aug 10, 2020 NanoString Technologies Q2 Revenues Drop 25 Percent But Beat Street Estimates Jul 27, 2020 Vizgen Plans Launch of Spatial Transcriptomics Platform Based on MERFISH Technology Premium Jun 11, 2020 Avida Biomed Developing Hybridization-Based Methylation Sequencing Panels for Cancer Dx Premium Jun 2, 2020 Swift Biosciences, Arbor Biosciences Partner on Targeted NGS Workflow for SARS-CoV-2 Jun 2, 2020 10x Genomics, Collaborators Develop Targeted Single-Cell Gene Expression Methods Premium Mar 19, 2020 FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for GenMark Coronavirus Assay Mar 11, 2020 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, UCSF, Stanford Partner to Boost Bay Area Coronavirus Testing Mar 11, 2020 Coronavirus Test From GenMark Diagnostics Submitted to FDA for Emergency Use Authorization Jan 29, 2020 Arbor Biosciences, Biosearch Technologies Ink Global Distribution Deal for Ag-Bio NGS Panels Dec 5, 2019 Veracyte Pursues International Expansion With Global License Agreement Premium Dec 3, 2019 Veracyte Exclusively Licenses NanoString Diagnostic Platform for up to $60M Nov 26, 2019 NanoString-Based Genotype, Phenotype Test Rapidly Detects Antimicrobial Resistance Premium Oct 30, 2019 Twist Bioscience Inks Comarketing Deal With MGI for Europe, Asia Pacific May 30, 2019 NanoString Partners With CROs to Expand Access to Cancer Research Panel Apr 2, 2019 Veracyte Genomic Classifier Test for Lung Disease Validated in Clinical Study Dec 26, 2018 GenMark Fungal Blood Culture Test Clears FDA Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.