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The Taiwanese molecular diagnostics firm said the money would be invested in the firm's lineup of oncology assays and used to hire more staff.

Abcam was encouraged to buy Firefly BioWorks by its customers, who are more frequently complementing their protein analysis work with miRNA studies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Nanosphere said after the close of the market Tuesday that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance for a part of the firm's Enteric Pathogens Nucleic Acid Test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – NanoString Technologies said after the close of the market Tuesday that it will develop a companion diagnostic test for Celgene's Revlimid (lenalidomide), which the firm is developing for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Transgenomic said today that it has signed a licensing deal with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize multiplexed versions of its ICE COLD-PCR technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Aushon Biosystems has been building up its IP portfolio ahead of a planned expansion to its Cira immunoassay platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PrimeraDx said that it has received US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its ICEPlex System and ICEPlex C. difficile Assay Kit.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Toronto-based life sciences and diagnostics company SQI Diagnostics today announced a method development deal with Isis Pharmaceuticals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute has awarded Genalyte a $1 million Small Business Innovation Research grant to develop a biomarker panel to profile tumor antigen-associated antibodies, Genalyte said today.

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The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.

Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.

Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.

In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.