The acquisition will enable Tecan to expand into the genomics space by coupling NuGen's NGS sample prep kits with its own laboratory automation products.
The two companies hope to provide translational researchers a faster, more comprehensive option for the design and validation of Accel-Amplicon panels.
Advanced Analytical markets CE instruments, reagents, and software for nucleic acid analysis while Lasergen is a next-generation sequencing technology developer.
The companies will develop a portfolio of indexed adapters specifically designed for multiplex NGS and optimized for use on Illumina systems such as the NovaSeq.
The firm is in the process of commercializing an open, optimizable, high-throughput library preparation instrument for single-cell transcriptome profiling.
The agreement combines TTP's Mosquito with AATI's Fragment Analyzer to improve library preparation for next-generation sequencing.
The partners will co-market the GenomOncology GO Clinical Workbench to interpret data generated using Fluidigm's Juno NGS library prep workflow.
Lexogen's QuantSeq pipeline uses a gene-counting approach to analyze transcriptome data, and does not require users to calculate FPKM values.
The partners plan to improve yields from small input samples and provide better sequencing libraries.
The agreement will allow Rubicon offer Curio's software as a commercial bioinformatics solution for its ThruPlex Tag-seq library preparation kits.
This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.
The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.
Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.
In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.