Researchers identify how bacterium that causes tuberculosis evolves rapidly
June 22, 2022 -- A new study has identified how the bacterium that causes tuberculosis can evolve rapidly in response to new environments, providing insights into how Mycobacterium tuberculosis grows to resist antibiotics with the potential for developing more effective treatments. Read More
Genetic discovery supports theory that MNDs are caused by abnormal lipid processing
June 20, 2022 -- A genetic discovery by a University of Exeter research team supports the theory that degenerative motor neuron diseases (MNDs) are caused by abnormal lipid processing pathways inside braincells, which could help pave the way for new diagnostic approaches and treatments for this group of conditions. Read More
Artiva opens new U.S. headquarters, lab
June 17, 2022 -- Artiva Biotherapeutics has officially opened its previously announced U.S. corporate headquarters and laboratory facility in San Diego. Read More
Gencove, Element Biosciences join forces to offer cost-effective, low-pass WGS and analysis
June 13, 2022 -- A joint marketing agreement between Gencove and Element Biosciences is meant to further reduce the cost and complexity of obtaining genomic information. Gencove offers low-pass whole-genome sequencing (WGS) and analysis software, while Element Biosciences is the developer of the Element Aviti System, a new and disruptive DNA sequencing platform. Read More
Sciex debuts Zeno Swath DIA, OS software
June 10, 2022 -- Sciex has unveiled Zeno Swath data-independent acquisition (DIA), a digital record of a sample that can enable researchers to discover more potential biomarkers to be used in the development of clinical tests and in the discovery of new therapies. The firm also debuted its Sciex operating system (OS) software v3.0, a software that powers mass spectrometers across the Sciex portfolio. Read More
Illumina highlights new product, presentations at AGBT meeting
June 10, 2022 -- Illumina is debuting a new product and sharing presentations at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) General Meeting taking place June 6-9 in Orlando, FL. The new product release, the 600-cycle kit on NextSeq 1000/2000, is slated for launch later this year and supports customers looking to scale from the MiSeq system. Read More
Tempus, Eli Lilly partner on genomic testing for lung cancer
June 10, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence developer Tempus is partnering with Eli Lilly to provide broader access to genomic testing to patients with advanced/metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Read More
IDT, Beckman Coulter Life Sciences sign distribution deal for NGS technology
June 9, 2022 -- Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) has entered into an agreement with Beckman Coulter Life Sciences to distribute its Biomek NGeniuS Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Library Prep System. Read More
DNA Script’s new kits for Syntax System enable same-day turnaround for q/dPCR assays
June 9, 2022 -- DNA Script has launched what the company contends is the industry’s first solution to enable same-day turnaround for custom quantitative/digital polymerase chain reaction (q/dPCR) assays with a new generation of kits for the Syntax System to print both primers and probes in hours. Read More
Waters unveils new high-resolution mass spectrometry products, software
June 8, 2022 -- Waters has announced new instruments, software, and product enhancements to drive drug discovery and development. The company made the announcement at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2022 Annual Conference. Read More
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