The University of Michigan researchers aim to commercialize the Hydro-Seq microfluidic platform, which isolates and prepares single circulating tumor cells for RNA sequencing.
The assay examine phenotypic behaviors of isolated cancer cells from biopsies at initial diagnosis.
Canopy aims to use Zellkraftwerk's microfluidic cell-capture technology to further develop drug-development research and biomarker discovery.
An early user of a new Mycoplasma genitalium and antibiotic resistance test from SpeeDx that uses the Xpert cartridge shared some initial validation data.
The company, which recently raised $25.6 million, uses a patterned electrode surface to manipulate fluids and perform a wide range of NGS library prep processes
The company — which is based in the US and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange — announced plans for the private placement earlier this month.
The company said it intends to use the proceeds of the placement to continue work on its microfluidic PCR-based platform for pathogen detection.
The British molecular diagnostics firm recently completely a redesign of its point-of-care system, called Q-POC, and is planning to seek a CE-IVD mark for the device later this year.
In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.
The money is being provided under three Genome Canada funding competitions in partnership with the Canadian federal government and other groups.
New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.
A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.
Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.
In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.