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Researchers say team of robots could eventually conduct 3,000 COVID-19 tests per day

2020-05-04 20:22:02 UTC

Researchers say team of robots could eventually conduct 3,000 COVID-19 tests per dayAccording to a report from Forbes , researchers in charge of the team of robots, which have already begun testing samples, say that they're conducting tests on about 200 samples per day. Read more at Dailymail.co.uk


Goldfinch Bio Expands Executive Leadership Team

2020-04-30 12:05:15 UTC

Goldfinch Bio Expands Executive Leadership TeamCAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goldfinch Bio, a U.S.-based, clinical stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing precision medicines for the treatment of kidney disease, today announced the appointment of Kyle Kuvalanka as Chief Fina Read more at Businesswire.com


Progenity Strengthens Information Technology Infrastructure with Appointment of Troy Seelye as CIO

2020-04-30 12:05:15 UTC

Progenity Strengthens Information Technology Infrastructure with Appointment of Troy Seelye as CIOSAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Progenity, a biotechnology company with an established track record of success in developing and commercializing molecular testing products, today announced the appointment of Troy Seelye as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Mr. See Read more at Businesswire.com


Twist Bioscience to Report Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Financial Results on Thursday, May 7, 2020

2020-04-30 12:05:15 UTC

Twist Bioscience to Report Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Financial Results on Thursday, May 7, 2020SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #DNA--Twist Bioscience Corporation (NASDAQ: TWST), a company enabling customers to succeed through its offering of high-quality synthetic DNA using its silicon platform, today announced that it will issue its fin Read more at Businesswire.com


CDC launches national viral genomics consortium to better map SARS-CoV-2 transmission

2020-05-01 23:53:24 UTC

placeholder imgCDC has kicked off the SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing for Public Health Emergency Response, Epidemiology and Surveillance (SPHERES) consortium, which will greatly expand the use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) of the COVID-19 virus. Read more at Cdc.gov


Souporcell: robust clustering of single-cell RNA-seq data by genotype without reference genotypes

2020-05-04 00:00:00 UTC

Souporcell: robust clustering of single-cell RNA-seq data by genotype without reference genotypesSouporcell clusters single-cell RNA-seq data using genotype information without the use of a genotype reference.
Read more at Nature.com


Bio-Techne Corp (TECH) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

2020-05-01 00:30:55 UTC

Bio-Techne Corp (TECH) Q3 2020 Earnings Call TranscriptTECH earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2020.
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RevoluGen Ltd. Appoints Sir John Chisholm as Non-Executive Chairman

2020-05-04 16:20:07 UTC

RevoluGen Ltd. Appoints Sir John Chisholm as Non-Executive ChairmanLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RevoluGen appoints Sir John Chisholm as Non-Executive Chairman
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W2O Appoints Bryan Specht to Oversee Transformation, Consumer Activation and Marketing

2020-05-04 14:07:52 UTC

W2O Appoints Bryan Specht to Oversee Transformation, Consumer Activation and MarketingSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W2O announced today that Bryan Specht has been named Group President of Transformation, Consumer Activation, and Marketing. Read more at Businesswire.com


Mostafa Ronaghi Joins GRAILs Board of Directors

2020-05-04 20:37:43 UTC

Mostafa Ronaghi Joins GRAILs Board of DirectorsMENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GRAIL, Inc., a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured, today announced Mostafa Ronaghi, PhD, joined the GRAIL Board of Directors. Mostafa brings a wealth of experience in building Read more at Businesswire.com


The impact of antimalarial resistance on the genetic structure of Plasmodium falciparum in the DRC

2020-04-30 00:00:00 UTC

The impact of antimalarial resistance on the genetic structure of Plasmodium falciparum in the DRCThe genome of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum contains a record of past evolutionary forces. Here, using 2537 parasite sequences from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the authors demonstrate how drug pressure and human movement have shaped the Read more at Nature.com


COVID-19: 1 dies, 4 discharged in Osun

2020-05-02 13:27:55 UTC

COVID-19: 1 dies, 4 discharged in OsunOsun government says one of the coronavirus patient in its isolation state has died, while four were discharged after testing negative twice to the virus, in line with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) protocol. The post COVID-19: 1 dies, 4 discharged Read more at Vanguardngr.com


Souporcell: robust clustering of single-cell RNA-seq data by genotype without reference genotypes

2020-05-04 00:00:00 UTC

Souporcell: robust clustering of single-cell RNA-seq data by genotype without reference genotypesSouporcell clusters single-cell RNA-seq data using genotype information without the use of a genotype reference.
Read more at Nature.com


Coronavirus testing in the U.S. was limited for months because of low Medicare payments.

2020-04-30 14:03:17 UTC

Coronavirus testing in the U.S. was limited for months because of low Medicare payments.Early in the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. struggled to ramp up testing. Heres how Medicare could have helped.
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In schools and offices, China steps up virus tests

2020-05-01 04:30:13 UTC

In schools and offices, China steps up virus testsChinese tech giant Sina set up a special room in its Beijing office for workers to be tested for the coronavirus. Companies, schools and individuals across China are lining up to be tested for the virus as the country rises back to normal life after largely t Read more at Yahoo.com


How Australia ended up with 10 million more COVID-19 tests, with the Government barely lifting a finger

2020-04-30 05:52:34 UTC

How Australia ended up with 10 million more COVID-19 tests, with the Government barely lifting a fingerBillionaire Andrew Forrest's acquisition of 10 million COVID-19 tests reveals some strange dynamics around health policy, geopolitics and international commerce. Read more at ABC News (AU)


Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Positive Breast Cancer Is Associated with Indigenous American Ancestry in Latin American Women

2020-05-04 12:35:17 UTC

Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Positive Breast Cancer Is Associated with Indigenous American Ancestry in Latin American WomenWomen of Latin American origin in the United States are more likely to be diagnosed with advanced breast cancer and have a higher risk of mortality than non-Hispanic White women. Studies in U.S. Latinas and Latin American women have reported a high incidence Read more at Aacrjournals.org


UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

2020-05-04 16:30:11 UTC

UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreakUS-led Five Eyes intelligence consortium said China had deliberately destroyed evidence of coronavirus outbreak The post UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak appeared first on The Express Tribune. Read more at Tribune.com.pk


Illumina Inc (ILMN) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

2020-05-01 01:30:44 UTC

Illumina Inc (ILMN) Q1 2020 Earnings Call TranscriptILMN earnings call for the period ending March 29, 2020.
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Coronavirus: Australian tycoon Andrew Forrest buys 10 million Chinese tests despite diplomatic row

2020-04-30 02:56:02 UTC

Coronavirus: Australian tycoon Andrew Forrest buys 10 million Chinese tests despite diplomatic rowAn Australian mining magnate on Wednesday unveiled a deal to import 10 million coronavirus tests from China to Australia, despite a bitter diplomatic spat between the two countries.Andrew Forrest, head of mining giant Fortescue, said he had used contacts to s Read more at Scmp.com



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