Spatial Surge: AGBT Updates On Single-Cell and Spatial Genomics, In Situ Analysis, More04/03/2021
A host of sponsors and vendor companies attended the virtual AGBT General Meeting this week. Through sponsored talks and even more poster sessions, vendor companies shared their latest work and technology developments and made product announcements. “It is through genomics that we finally appear to be taking back control from the COVID pandemic and starting […]
DNA Script Presents Data at AGBT Confirming Functional Performance of the Company’s Enzymatic Synthesis (EDS) Technology01/03/2021
DNA Script, a leading pioneer in enabling DNA on demand, shared data at this year’s Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) General Meeting that demonstrate the comparable performance of the company’s enzymatically synthesized oligos to traditional chemically synthesized DNA in their quest to reliably support genomics and life science applications. The research, in collaboration with The Jackson […]
Vizgen Debuts Next Generation Genomics Platform at AGBT01/03/2021
Scientific Research Community to Gain Access to First Single-Cell Spatial Genomics Turnkey System for Advancing Biomedical Research and Discovery Vizgen, the life sciences company visualizing biology to advance human health, today announced the highly anticipated MERSCOPE™ platform ahead of their presentation tomorrow at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) 2021 General Meeting. Vizgen is unveiling […]
NanoString Launches Technology Access Program for the Spatial Molecular Imager (SMI) Platform and Showcases Spatially Resolved Transcriptomic Research at 2021 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) Conference01/03/2021
Data in Twenty-One Poster and Oral Presentations Highlight use of GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler and the Spatial Molecular Imager Platform for Discovery and Translational Applications SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– NanoString Technologies Inc.. (NASDAQ: NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced the launch of a Technology Access Program (TAP) for the […]
BioSkryb Announces the Winners of Its Grant Program to Aid Research Using Primary Template-directed Amplification Technology01/03/2021
Today, at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) 2021 General Meeting held virtually, BioSkryb, Inc., a developer of genomic amplification technologies, announced the winners of a research grant program sponsored by the company. The grant program was created to accelerate innovation of single-cell genomic studies using the primary template-directed amplification (PTA) technology developed by […]
Miroculus Collaboration Pushes Boundaries of PCR-free WGS: Data to be Presented at AGBT 202101/03/2021
Miroculus, Inc., a developer of revolutionary tools for personal lab automation today announced new research optimizing an automated PCR-free Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) library prep workflow for very low input human samples. The work done in collaboration with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Purigen Biosystems will be presented at the Advances in […]
OnRamp Bio Debuts as ROSALIND at AGBT and Launches First-of-its-Kind Single Cell Data Analysis Solution02/03/2021
ROSALIND, a leader in extracting meaningful insights from diverse pools of life science data, today announced the commercial launch of its new solution for single cell data analysis. The new analysis module, which enables web-based collaboration and the analysis and interpretation of 10X Genomics-generated single cell data, is built on the company’s proven cloud-based platform […]
‘Total game changer’: Pinpointing gene activity in tissues is aiding studies of COVID-19, Alzheimer’s18/03/2021
By Elizabeth Pennisi As with real estate, location matters greatly for cells. Douglas Strand confirmed that truth last year when he used a new technique to map gene activity in bladder cancers. Until recently, scientists wanting to know all the genes at work in a tissue could analyze single cells without knowing their position, or […]
Galderma to Acquire Award-winning ALASTIN Skincare®29/11/2021
ZUG, Switzerland & CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Galderma, the world’s largest independent dermatology company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ALASTIN Skincare®, Inc. (“ALASTIN”), a specialty aesthetics company dedicated to developing innovative and clinically-tested physician-dispensed skincare products. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and necessary regulatory approvals. Financial terms of the […]
Sequencing Platforms Make a Splash on Marco Island at AGBT Meeting05/03/2019
Despite single cell RNA technologies being front and center at the AGBT meeting in Marco Island, Florida, last week, two new DNA sequencing technology presentations from MGI and Genapsys created their own buzz.
$100 Genome Announced by MGI at AGBT Conference27/02/2020
Speaking in the coveted last slot of this year’s AGBT conference*, the sequencing company MGI presented their newly developed technology and chemistry. The talk promised to be a blockbuster with the title “First $100 genome sequencing enabled by new extreme throughput DNBSEQ platform.” The MGI system can sequence genomes for the cost of $100—a highly […]
Bionano Genomics Data Drives Scientific Discoveries in Solid Tumors and Leukemias, To Be Presented at the 2020 AGBT Conference21/02/2020
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bionano Genomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNGO), a life sciences instrumentation company that develops and markets Saphyr®, a platform for ultra-sensitive and ultra-specific structural variation detection in genome analysis, announced today that cancer, genetic disease and genomics researchers using the Saphyr system will present their results at the Advances in […]
10x Genomics Unveils 2020 New Product Pipeline at AGBT25/02/2020
With four panels covering more than 1,000 genes each, the product can get the same results for its targets as whole transcriptome profiling, with just a fifth of the number of reads per cell, 10x Staff Scientist Sarah Taylor told attendees of a lunchtime workshop sponsored by the single-cell, and now spatial, analysis company.
Miroculus Unveils Its Miro Canvas System at AGBT 202024/02/2020
The Miro Canvas system is able to simplify, automate and miniaturize complex protocols such as NGS library prep, improving library consistency and eliminating the need for complex robotics. The Miroculus platform also decreases sample input requirements and reagent volumes, reducing protocol times and manual interventions, even for users of conventional lab automation.
ReadCoor Launches Spatial Multiomics Platform at AGBT25/02/2020
Interest in the technology was palpable here at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology meeting, where ReadCoor is a bronze-level sponsor. At a Monday afternoon unboxing event, more than 120 people lined up outside the corporate suite — more than could fit inside — to get the first look at the platform.
New England Biolabs® to Showcase Next Generation Sequencing Sample Preparation Innovations at AGBT™ 202021/02/2020
PSWICH, Mass., Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — This year’s Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) General Meeting will feature scientific presentations by NEB scientists and collaborators on discoveries that address challenges across the spectrum of next generation sequencing (NGS) applications.
Shoreline Biome to Present Strain-Level rRNA Amplicon Research at AGBT 202021/02/2020
FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Shoreline Biome, a microbiome research company that develops tools for characterizing microbiome populations down to the strain level, will present a poster at the 2020 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) General Meeting.
Twist Bioscience Launches New NGS Solutions, Highlights Customers at 2020 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology Conference24/02/2020
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 the Twist Targeted Methylation Sequencing Solution to study methylation pattern changes in a wide range of research fields including cancer, epigenetics and non-invasive prenatal testing is now available for early access […]
Promega introduces Wizard HMW DNA Extraction Kit ahead of AGBT 202025/02/2020
Promega Corporation, a global biotechnology manufacturer, today launched its new Wizard® HMW DNA Extraction Kit for researchers working with large fragments of genomic DNA. The kit, as demonstrated in a poster presented at this week’s 2020 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meeting, enables researchers to obtain DNA that will provide strong performance in long-read […]
NanoString Highlights Groundbreaking Spatial Genomics Research Using Expanding Portfolio of GeoMx High-Plex RNA Atlas Products at 2020 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) Conference20/02/2020
NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced ten scientific studies utilizing the GeoMx™ Digital Spatial Profiler (DSP) that will be showcased at the 2020 Advances in the Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) conference being held at the JW Marriott in Marco Island, Florida. These […]
Sequencing’s Stars Urge Exploration of New Dimensions01/04/2020
A casual observer might have failed to see past the merriment—the sun and sand, the food and drink, the singing and dancing. But make no mistake, despite occurring in a resort atmosphere, the most recent Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meeting was mostly business.