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Ötzi the Iceman

Researchers generated a near complete genome sequence for a 5,300 year old Helicobacter pylori strain found in the gut of Ötzi, the Tyrolean Iceman.

The firm is developing new applications for the technology, including one that will integrate targeted panels and copy number analysis into a single assay.

The firm said that it plans to list its stock on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol "RAIN" and added that its 2014 revenues were up 78 percent year over year to $30.6 million.

The firm was named a certified service provider for Agilent's SureSelect Methyl-Seq target enrichment.

Kapa will manufacture versions of its RNA-seq kits for distribution with Roche's RNA target enrichment system.

 

IdentiGen recently announced the availability of a novel SNP genotyping assay chemistry called IdentiSNP that it claims confers major advantages over current commercial alternatives.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche will collaborate with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney to develop technology for targeted next-gen sequencing-based epigenomic analysis, the company said today.

RainDance Technologies plans to launch a somatic cancer sequencing panel this spring that focuses on key areas of about 50 genes that are often mutated in cancer.

This article has been updated with comments from AltheaDx.

Fresh off of a $15 million private placement and restructuring transaction intended to simplify its capital structure, WaferGen Biosystems has shifted its focus to position itself as a provider of tools to supplement next-generation sequencing.

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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.

In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.

India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.