June 29, 2021
MicroGen Diagnostics has acquired its RTL Genomics partner lab to expand expertise and capacity in non-clinical primary research.
June 24, 2021
MicroGenDx said that it has acquired next-generation sequencing laboratory RTL Genomics. MicroGenDx, which provides sequencing- and PCR-based microbial testing for clinical diagnostic applications, said the deal would help expand its capabilities in nonclinical primary research. MicroGenDx said it has built a reference database of over 50,000 microbial species based on ITS and 16S sequencing and that the addition of RTL will help it create a similar database with whole-genome sequencing.
June 23, 2021
We are moving from the era of Louis Pasteur to the era of CSI, in that our fidelity in measurement is much more robust with this type of technology,” says Dr. Armstrong, a Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.
September 11, 2020
Many of us would like to ensure we’re coronavirus-free before we travel. After all, nobody wants to infect Grandma or unknowingly spreading the virus to another state—or, even worse, a remote island. Thankfully, it’s recently become much easier to get quick Covid test results, no public-health clinic or testing site necessary.
September 8, 2020
After our summer of housebound limbo, a handful of international travel options are finally opening back up, with conditions. So how do you meet the Covid-19 safety requirements for your dream destination — or at least one that’s allowing in American tourists?