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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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Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.