protein-based bioassay Bio-Techne, Carterra Partner on COVID-19 Variant Analysis The firms are developing a high-throughput, scalable assay for the screening and characterization of SARS-CoV-2 spike and receptor-binding domain variants. Bio-Techne, 908 Devices Partner on Protein Characterization The firms said that pairing Bio-Techne's Maurice icIEF protein separation instrument with 908 Devices' ZipChip platform enables a workflow that increases scientists' drug development efficiency. NanoString Technologies Reveals New High-Resolution Spatial Omics Platform Due 2022 Premium The spatial molecular imager will be NanoString's next play in a growing market that it says is worth more than $12 billion, including diagnostic applications. Diagnostic Startup Isoformix Aims to Streamline Clinical Protein Assays Premium Founded last year, the company plans to develop mass spec-based tests to protein isoforms using a workflow that eliminates both LC and protein digestion. Amarantus Reacquires Neurology Diagnostic Assets from Avant Amarantus has reacquired LymPro Test, MSPrecise, and NuroPro and said that it plans to assign the assets to a new subsidiary. Apr 5, 2012 GenMark, Advanced Liquid Logic to Collaborate on IVD Platform Dec 7, 2011 OncoHealth Takes on HPV Testing Market with Protein-Based Assay Jul 28, 2010 Mediomics Lands $460K STTR Grant Breaking News DNAe, Imperial College London, U of Leicester to Develop NGS-Based Breast Cancer Monitoring Test Illumina, Israel Ministry of Health to Pilot Genome Sequencing for Diagnosing Critically Ill Infants GenomSys Gains CE Mark for New Genomic Analysis Software Thermo Fisher Scientific Q3 Revenues up 9 Percent BTIG Initiates Coverage of LumiraDx With Buy Rating Delic Partners With GT Research for Genetic Analysis of Cannabis, Psychedelic Mushrooms The Scan Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old. Sharing How to Make It Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times. Bring it Back In Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.