mutiplex assay

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Startup Adarza Biosystems said last week that it has raised $6.8 million in a Series A financing round to support the commercialization of its first multiplex protein detection array and readout system by next year and to continue developing additional multiplex assays in c

Nanosphere announced this month that its former vice president of sales and marketing, Michael McGarrity, has taken over as CEO of the company, replacing Bill Moffitt.

GenMark is anticipating that the launch of its new, sample-to-answer multiplex testing instrument later this year will allow it to pursue a greater share of the global molecular diagnostics market by targeting labs without the sample preparation capabilities necessary to use its

In addition to seeking research customers interested in using its platform for multiplex analysis, Genalyte is now accelerating development of its own internal content around autoimmune disease and diabetes.

Working with a microfluidic system first developed at the University of California, Berkeley, newly formed company Diassess is planning to use a $148,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes of Health to demonstrate a single-cartridge, self-powere

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.

Thomas Steitz, who won the 2009 chemistry Nobel Prize for his ribosome work, has died, the Washington Post reports.

In PLOS this week: mechanisms for genes implicated in coronary artery disease, rumen microbes and host genetics influence cow methane production, and more.