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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Monsanto today announced it has acquired some of the assets of genomics-based plant breeding firm Agradis, a little more than one year after the company

Synthetic Genomics said this week that it has purchased from Febit Holding GmbH the worldwide rights to three families of patents and patent applications related to gene synthesis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Synthetic Genomics today announced its acquisition of the worldwide rights to three families of patents and patent applications related to synthetic genomic technologies from Germany's Febit Holding.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cepheid this week received CE marking for its Xpert CT/NG and Xpert CT tests, and the firm said it would begin shipping the tests in Europe immediately.

New England Biolabs and Synthetic Genomics have inked a licensing deal that will allow NEB to market a master mix based on Gibson Assembly technology for molecular and synthetic biology applications, the companies said this week.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Synthetic Genomics and New England Biolabs announced on Tuesday a non-exclusive licensing agreement for the commercialization of the Gibson Assembly Master Mix.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Synthetic Genomics and Integrated DNA Technologies today announced a deal to manufacture, market, and commercialize small synthetic gene products.

Synthetic Genomics and Plenus today announced the formation of a new firm, Agradis, to develop and commercialize products that leverage new technologies in genomics and plant breeding.

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The University of Pittsburgh has awarded J. Craig Venter the Dickson Prize for his efforts in genome sequencing, including leading efforts to sequence the first human genome and creating a living bacteria cell with synthetic DNA.

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The nonprofit Biden Cancer Initiative is suspending its operations, according to the Associated Press.

Researchers examine how white nationalists handle personal genetic ancestry results that conflict with their racist worldview, the New York Times reports.

NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii strains, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus uncovered in Sudan, and more.