The scientists aim to use single-cell analysis to investigate the role of variation in a gene called ID3 in vascular smooth muscle cells.
MGI hopes to ship the sequencer, one of several products it unveiled at the International Conference on Genomics, to early-access partners in early 2020.
The project is part of the Human Cell Atlas, an international effort to build reference maps of all human cell types using single-cell analysis.
10x will pay Becton Dickinson $25 million over four years and the firms have agreed to refrain from engaging in a legal battle on other fronts.
The single-cell genomics firm will collaborate with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on a targeted sequencing panel for MRD monitoring in AML.
The researchers molecularly characterized cells found in cirrhotic tissue that express genes involved in pro-fibrogenic pathways that could be targeted by drugs.
Two banks said they expect shares of 10x Genomics to outperform the market while JP Morgan gave them an Overweight rating and Bank of America a Buy rating.
The incubator, housed on the campus of the Karolinska Institute, draws upon the experience of its partners in genomics, diagnostics, business development, and corporate law.
Ginkgo will acquire Beacon optofluidic platforms from Berkeley Lights and incorporate them into its automated genetic engineering foundries.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is leading efforts to build cloud infrastructure, scale the platform, and distribute data from the project.
A federal judge has ruled that drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities need to provide missing clinical data from hundreds of trials to a federal website, ScienceInsider reports.
A genetic analysis suggests red pandas might actually belong to two different species, New Scientist reports.
NPR reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fixed the problem with some of its SARS-CoV-2 testing kits.
In Nature this week: epigenetic factors that prevent healthy aging and more.