Roche said the layoffs at its Madison, Wisconsin site will start Dec. 31 and continue through June 30, 2020.
At the AGBT conference this week, the DNA synthesis discussed the new capture products and its overall business.
The firm envisions applying its new PlexSet technology to the upper end of multiplex gene expression analysis as well as CRISPR validation applications.
The researchers also applied their database to impute alleles in the region linked to psoriasis.
Heat-Seq, scheduled to launch in the second quarter, uses empirically tested molecular inversion probes.
The partnership will pair Sophia's informatics infrastructure with IDT's panel to provide an NGS-based solution for routine clinical diagnostics.
The scientists believe they have created a more accurate way to detect mutations that often lead to hereditary colorectal cancer.
According to the researchers, the method provides an alternative to commercially available solutions at a lower cost per sample.
Agilent Technologies and Ambry Genetics have signed an agreement under which Ambry will use Agilent's SureSelect Target Enrichment System for exome sequencing services, the companies said last week.
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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.
The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.
Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.