Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Genomics
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Agilent Joins Forces with Baylor College of Medicine

Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Collaboration will see Agilent and Baylor provide customized CGH microarrays for cancer, prenatal and postnatal research.

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced it is collaborating with Baylor College of Medicine's Medical Genetics Laboratories to provide customized CGH (comparative genomics hybridization) microarrays to researchers worldwide. Six new microarray designs unite the power of Baylor's data-rich expertise in genetics research with Agilent's microarray manufacturing capabilities to enable advanced discoveries in cancer and cytogenetics research. The collaboration announcement was delivered at the American Society of Human Genetics conference in Boston last month.

"Designing arrays of this complexity has been an enormous effort at Baylor College of Medicine, and we are excited to partner with Agilent to share the designs with laboratories in the U.S. and internationally," said T. Brandon Perthuis, director of business development at the BCM Medical Genetic Laboratories.

"Originally focused on micro-deletions and micro-duplications, our current designs have been continually improved over the past 10 years and are now highly robust, with the ability to detect exon-level deletions and duplications," he said. "Our exon array targets approximately 1,700 genes and includes probes used for SNP analysis for the detection of AOH and UPD [absence of heterozygosity and uniparental disomy]."

"After years of intense study, we are proud to join with Baylor-a global leader in cancer and cytogenetics research-to provide researchers with these powerful new tools for disease research," said Jacob Thaysen, vice president and general manager for Agilent's Diagnostics and Genomics business.

Agilent manufactures a broad selection of microarrays for genome-wide measurement of gene expression and for comparative genomics hybridization, as well as SureFISH, a highly specific and sensitive product line for oligonucleotide fluorescent in situ hybridization. The company's human genome CGH microarrays are available in multiple formats with bundling options available.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 4,000+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,300+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Agilent Awards Influential Clinical Genomics Researcher
Dr. Peter Robinson recognized for contributions to clinical genomics and computational biology.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Influential Cancer Researcher Receives Agilent Thought Leader Award
Biologist Scott Lowe receives award in recognition for his contributions to cancer biology.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Agilent’s Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Companion Dx Receives Expanded FDA Approval
Agilent’s Dako PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx has an expanded label approved by the U.S. FDA for use in determining PD-L1 expression status to inform treatment in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab).
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Agilent Technologies to Build New Facility in Colorado
Agilent buys 20 acres in Weld County to increase pharmaceutical manufacturing capacity.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Agilent, Eurofins Genomics Collaborate
Agilent plans to offer custom components and an assembled plasmid service for Agilent’s SureVector next-generation cloning kits through a collaboration with Eurofins.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Best Practices for Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Agilent has published “Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Past, Present and Future,” a white paper on the use of immunohistochemistry in diagnosing and treating breast cancer.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Agilent Technologies Announces Early Access to Custom guideRNA for Functional Genomics
Company has announced a program that gives biologists conducting functional genomics research early access to a potential new resource.
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Agilent Technologies and 10x Genomics Announce Collaboration
Company has announced collaboration to develop a premium exome that provides a streamlined workflow for 10x Genomics'Chromium platform.
Friday, February 12, 2016
Agilent Extends Agreement with PerkinElmer on Bioanalyzer Chips
PerkinElmer supplies chips for Agilent's popular 2100 Bioanalyzer system.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Agilent Recognizes Australian Genome Research Facility as Certified Service Provider
Nonprofit organization offers scientists access to leading-edge technologies.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Agilent Announces Opening of Life Science Research Center
Facility designed to advance multi-omics research.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Agilent Announces New CEO Mike McMullen
McMullen elected as chief executive officer by Company’s board of directors.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Agilent’s Microarray Scanner Approved for In Vitro Diagnostics in China
Regulators approve SureScan Dx as medical device.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Dako, Cell Signalling Tech Partner with Companion Diagnostics
Partnership for development of high-quality, cutting-edge companion diagnostic products for diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Agilent Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Cartagenia for CNV Analysis
To assist cytogenetic labs in the clinical interpretation of microarray data.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Scientific News
Big Genetics in BC: The American Society for Human Genetics 2016 Meeting
Themes at this year's meeting ranged from the verification, validation, and sharing of data, to the translation of laboratory findings into actionable clinical results.
Cancer Genetics: Key to Diagnosis, Therapy
When applied judiciously, cancer genetics directs caregivers to the right drug at the right time, while sparing patients of unnecessary or harmful treatments.
Diabetes Missing Link Discovered
Researchers from the University of Auckland have shown that beta catenin plays a vital role in the control of insulin release from the pancreas.
Study Reveals New Role for Hippo Pathway in Suppressing Cancer Immunity
Hippo pathway signaling regulates organ size by moderating cell growth, apoptosis and stem cell renewal, but dysregulation contributes to cancer development.
Gene Editing Yields Tomatoes That Ripen Weeks Earlier
Research team develop method to make tomato plants flower and ripen fruit two weeks faster than current growth rates.
Exploring the Genome of the River Blindness Parasite
Researchers have decoded the genome of the parasite that causes the skin and eye infection known as river blindness.
Gene-Editing Improves Vision in Blind Rats
Scientists developed a targeted gene-replacement technique that can modify genes in both dividing and non-dividing cells in living animals.
Unexpected Role for Epigenetic Enzymes in Cancer
Researchers use epigenetics to identify the role of an enzyme family as regulators of genetic message interpretation in yeast.
Genetic Links to Brain Cancer Cell Growth
Researchers discover clues to tumour behaviour from genetic differences between brain cancer cells and normal tissue cells.
Gene Therapy Maintains Clotting Factor for Hemophilia Patients
Following a single gene therapy dose, the highest levels of an essential blood clotting factor IX were observed in hemophilia B patients.
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
4,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,300+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!