NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Iowa City-based Behavioral Diagnostics recently won a one-year, $200,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to fund development of its quantitative measure of cigarette smoking and cessation.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Biochemists at the University of Konstanz in Germany have created a mutant polymerase with high activity and high mismatch extension selectivity. The new enzyme is a variant of the large Klenow fragment of Thermus aquaticus DNA polymerase, or KlenTaq.
Researchers affiliated with the laboratory of Mike Makrigiorgos at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School have demonstrated how their COLD-PCR method can be applied to epigenetics, allowing the enrichment and sequencing of rare unmethylated DNA regions in a background of highly m
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics firm Inostics announced today that its clinical laboratory in Baltimore, Md., has received CLIA licensure, allowing it to offer its non-invasive OncoBeam tumor mutation test.
Scientists from Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute are using a two-year, approximately $420,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to further develop a tool that combines laser-based excision and ablation with emulsion-based droplet PCR to profile mRNA expre
A new partnership between diagnostics manufacturer MDxHealth and Ghent University's laboratory of pharmaceutical biotechnology aims to develop epigenomics-based diagnostics for more personalized treatment of cancers and inflammatory diseases.