LIMS Clinical Informatics Firm Ovation.io Raises $21.5M in Series B Financing Ovation offers laboratory information management system and laboratory information system software for molecular diagnostic test development. Lurie Children's Hospital Details Migration of Clinical Diagnostics Lab to hg38 Reference Genome Premium At the AMP 2020 annual meeting, the Chicago pediatric hospital described how to modernize variant calling, as new human genome assemblies are in the works. Tangen Biosciences, LabWare Partner on Point-of-Care Coronavirus Kit The deal will join Tangen's GeneSpark point-of-care instrument with LabWare's portable disease surveillance kit for SARS-CoV-2. Qiagen Recalls Software for Rotor-Gene Q PCR Platform According to the recall, initiated on Jan. 28, a glitch in the software’s data reporting to LIM systems could cause false-negative results from PCR assays running on the instrument. UK Researchers Implement Diagnostics.ai System to Improve Infectious Disease Testing Premium After comparing manual methods with the firm's pcr.ai tool in more than 20,000 cases, they found that the use of AI improved test accuracy and reliability. Nov 13, 2019 MGI Tech, Agilent to Integrate Sequencing Platforms, Lab Information Management Solution Mar 14, 2019 Ovation Raises $5M in Series A Funding Oct 18, 2018 Microsoft Expands Azure Software Ecosystem With New Informatics Partnerships Premium Oct 18, 2018 Product Update Marks Turning Point as L7 Informatics Targets Translational Research Premium May 3, 2018 Agilent Technologies to Acquire Genohm Dec 15, 2017 Sema4, Thermo Fisher's Core Informatics Deepen Their Ties Premium Nov 28, 2017 Bio.logis Readies New Clinical Genetic Data Interpretation Tools Amid Growing Customer Interest Premium Apr 18, 2017 Sunquest Seeks to Grow Informatics Footprint in MDx Space With Recent Acquisitions Premium Nov 23, 2016 Core Informatics Launches Validated Cloud Platform to Provide Alternative for Regulated Labs Premium Nov 10, 2016 Sunquest Information Systems Acquires UniConnect Oct 17, 2016 Interactive Biosoftware, Genohm Ink Software Integration Agreement Jun 2, 2016 Clinical Genomics Using UniConnect LIMS to Support CRC Recurrence Test Commercialization Premium Mar 23, 2016 Third Wave Analytics Seeks to Build Business on Salesforce-Based LIMS Software Premium Mar 22, 2016 Tute Genomics, UNIConnect Ink Deal With Newborn Screening Ontario Jan 28, 2016 DNAnexus, Sapio Sciences Ink Product Integration Agreement Nov 4, 2015 LifeMap, Lab7 Partner to Provide Integrated NGS Analysis Solution Oct 2, 2015 Core Informatics Adds NGS Clients to Roster; Seeks Data Analysis Partnerships Premium Sep 24, 2015 Joining Illumina Gives GenoLogics Broader Market Reach, Deeper Integration Options Premium Sep 1, 2015 Illumina Completes GenoLogics Acquisition Aug 4, 2015 Illumina to Buy GenoLogics Load More Breaking News Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs Yourgene Health Enters Three-Year £5M Term Loan Facility The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.