nanochannels

BioNano Genomics has launched its nanochannel-based single-molecule DNA mapping platform in Europe and plans to extend the technology to human-size genomes later this year, enabling researchers to discover new structural variants, separate haplotypes, and obtain better genome ass

BioNanomatrix has changed its name to BioNano Genomics, the company said this week.
Through the name change, the firm wants to communicate "its position as a solution provider for genomics researchers."

The Philadelphia-based Princeton University spinout plans to use $830,000 in new supplemental grant funding from the National Human Genome Research Institute to prepare for beta-testing of its NanoAnalyzer next year.

New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.