Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. announced a collaboration with Element Biosciences, Inc. to demonstrate the Bio-Rad SEQuoia RNA Sequencing Library Preparation portfolio with the Element AVITI Benchtop Sequencer. Using the new Avidity Sequencing chemistry on the Element AVITI Sequencing Platform, Bio-Rad's SEQuoia RNA Complete Stranded RNA Library Prep Kit and SEQuoia Express Stranded RNA Library Prep Kit are estimated to be easily used to achieve high RNA sequencing accuracy and repeatability across different samples and inputs.
Merck KGaA announced the partnership with Artios Pharma to jointly develop multiple precision oncology drugs over the next three years as part of a global research collaboration. By leveraging Artios' proprietary nuclease targeting discovery platform, the companies are projected to jointly identify multiple synthetic lethal targets for precision cancer drug candidates.
Author Credits: Radhika Gupta, Shivam Bhutani