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 FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people over 65 or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.