OMAHA, Neb.–Transgenomic, Inc. (TBIO) (OTCQB: TBIO) today reported that trading in its shares will begin on the OTCQB exchange under the ticker “TBIO” effective at the open of business on February 22, 2017. On February 17, 2017, the Company received written notification from the staff of the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) that it had […]

CONCORD, Mass.–N-of-One, Inc., founded in 2008 as a leader in interpretation of molecular tests in oncology, announced today the launch of RapidInsights for Illumina’s TruSight Tumor 170 (TST170). RapidInsights is a fully automated interpretation solution that, in a matter of minutes, will read the bioinformatics output of the genomic variants produced by the TST170, and […]

Is now one of the only ISO certified third-party sequencer maintenance and resale companies TORRANCE, Calif. — SeqGen, Inc., a worldwide DNA sequencer and qPCR maintenance and equipment sales company, has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification. Through meeting the standards for this certification, SeqGen has demonstrated its ability to provide products and services […]

AUSTIN, Texas − Asuragen, Inc., a global molecular diagnostics company, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific for the development and commercialization of capillary electrophoresis-based in vitro diagnostics (IVDs). Asuragen will leverage its AmplideX® PCR/CE product technologies to develop diagnostic kits for the 3500 Dx Series Genetic Analyzer CS2 instrument. […]

SAN DIEGO — Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) announced today that John W. Thompson will join the company’s Board of Directors on May 3, 2017, bringing extensive technology leadership experience to the company. Mr. Thompson’s executive leadership experience includes having served in chief executive officer roles at Symantec and Virtual Instruments, as well as 28 years of […]

An upgrade of the MinION software, MinKNOW, has been released to the nanopore community. MinKNOW 1.4.2 provides several improvements and new features: Experiment control parameters have been optimised to increase the volume of sequence data obtained from each nanopore channel. Recent internal experiments using MinKNOW 1.4 have generated as much as 17Gb from one MinION Flow […]

Tokyo, Japan – Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (TOKYO: 8036, Hitachi High-Tech) has been in collaboration with Promega Corporation, a leading manufacturer of reagents used for human identification by DNA*1 analysis, regarding a compact capillary electrophoresis (CE) sequencer. Genetic analysis laboratories make use of first-generation CE sequencers and next-generation sequencers that use massively parallel processing to enable […]

Results from Mount Sinai, Washington University, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories to be presented at AGBT 2017 General Meeting (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) Swift Biosciences today announced the commercial release of its Accel-NGS® XL Library Prep Kit, the fastest sequencing solution for whole genome sequencing on Pacific Biosciences (PacBio®) platforms. This library preparation kit, specially optimized for […]

Allows laboratories to generate forensic DNA profiles from extracted and quantified DNA samples in 90 minutes Several crime scene samples tested with the new system uploaded into CODIS, including DNA extracted from a rape kit Pleasanton, California – IntegenX Inc., the global market leader for Rapid DNA human identification, announced the introduction of the RapidHIT […]

Cambridge, UK: Horizon Discovery Group plc (LSE: HZD) (“Horizon” or the “Group”), the world leader in the application of gene editing technologies, today announces the signing of a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with a top three global pharmaceutical company (the “Company”), extending support for their drug discovery and development efforts to Horizon’s full suite of […]