The reference lab noted unusual melt temperatures in samples processed for Lyme disease, and collaborated with others to find the spirochete in Upper Midwest ticks.
The company will use the grant money to develop its resQ-RNA method, which is applicable to FFPE or degraded forensic samples.
The company, based in Constance, Germany, is launching three liquid biopsy assays as a research service this week that differ in target size and sensitivity.
The company's Confidence assays are designed to detect if a woman has a high-risk HPV subtype and, if so, determine her risk of developing cervical pre-cancer or cancer.
Evaluations of the test, which takes about 30 minutes to perform, demonstrated performance equivalent to a gold standard lab-based test.
In Nature this week: weighting scheme increases GWAS power, and more.
Marc Tessier-Lavigne is to be the next president of Stanford University.
Walgreens has given Theranos 30 days to fix its lab issues, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Journals and research funding agencies pledge to enable the sharing of Zika virus research.