NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Veracyte, Rosetta Genomics, and NanoString Technologies led a lineup of firms in the GenomeWeb Daily News Index that saw their share prices retreat in April, as the Index took a 5 percent hit during the month.

Overall, stocks for 22 of the 29 companies in the Index dropped in April with Veracyte (-25 percent), Rosetta Genomics (-24 percent), and NanoString (-21 percent) pacing the decliners. The gainers were led by Myriad Genetics (+23 percent) and Sequenom (+11 percent) as the only two firms with double-digit percentage increases in April.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Science this week: factors influencing retrotransposon integration sites, and more.

A bioethicist argues for the responsible use of germline gene editing.

Some breweries are using DNA-based testing to determine whether unwanted bacteria are affecting their beers, The Verge reports.

Standardized N-of-1 trials will be needed to test out personalized medicines, writes Nicholas Schork from the J. Craig Venter Institute at Nature.