single molecule barcoding New Method Captures Higher-Order Chromatin Contacts With Nanopore Sequencing Premium Unlike the Hi-C chromosome conformation assay, the Pore-C technique reveals information that's lost with short-read sequencing. Veracyte Exclusively Licenses NanoString Diagnostic Platform for up to $60M Veracyte has also acquired Nanostring's Prosigna breast cancer and LymphMark lymphoma assays and plans to develop diagnostic tests using the nCounter platform. NanoString Partners With CROs to Expand Access to Cancer Research Panel The deals with Covance, NeoGenomics Laboratories, and Navigate BioPharma Services aim to expand access to NanoString's PanCancer IO 360 Gene Expression Panel. Veracyte Genomic Classifier Test for Lung Disease Validated in Clinical Study The study supports the use of Envisia to help with the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, particularly in patients without a clear radiological result. GeneFirst to Launch NGS Library Prep Product for ctDNA Mutation Detection Premium The company, which previously focused on the development of multiplex PCR assays, is hoping to make its ATOM-seq technology available for research use later this year. Oct 18, 2018 Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Protein Barcoding Technology for Single-Cell CRISPR Screening Jul 31, 2018 10X Genomics Partners With BioLegend, Immudex on Barcoding Tech Applications May 21, 2018 Stanford Researchers Develop Multiplexed, Precision Genome Editing Tool for Yeast Premium Apr 12, 2018 UW Team Develops Pan-Cancer Sequencing Assay for Microsatellite Instability Testing Premium Nov 10, 2016 NanoString Shines Light on New IHC-Based Digital Spatial Profiler Technology Premium Jan 13, 2016 JPM Conference: NanoString Developing Novel Sequencing Chemistry Based on Optical Barcoding Oct 8, 2015 Becton Dickinson Launches New Cell Sorter, Assays for Single-Cell Genomics Premium May 5, 2015 PacBio, RainDance Technologies Partner to Commercialize Whole-Genome Assembly Solution Aug 30, 2012 Federal Court Rules Helicos Patent Invalid; Company Reaches Payment Agreement with Lenders Mar 12, 2010 NanoString Chairman Sees Dx Opportunity for 'Elegantly Simple' Technology Breaking News UPDATE: Immunexpress Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Sepsis Assay DNA Script Receives CE Mark for Syntax Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Platform Exact Sciences, Pfizer End Cologuard Copromotion Agreement Genetron Health Q3 Revenues up 36 Percent, Firm Announces AstraZeneca MRD Partnership BioMark Diagnostics, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Others Partner in Lung Cancer Screening Project Akoya Receives CLIA Certification for Biopharma Solutions Laboratory The Scan Looking for Omicron NPR reports that SARS-CoV-2 testing in the US has gotten better but also that some experts say more needs to be done to better track the Omicron variant. Holmes Alleges Abuse The Associated Press reports that Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes has testified at her wire fraud trial that her business and romantic partner abused her. Bit More Diverse, But More to Do While Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to participate in cancer clinical trials than previously, they are still underrepresented, according to US News & World Report. PNAS Papers on Yeast Gene Silencing, Zika Virus Inhibition, Immunoglobulin Hypermutation In PNAS this week: gene silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, possible neuroprotective role for SHFL in a mouse model of Zika virus infection, and more.