Neogen now screening tissue samples for Pestivirus

Australia’s largest genomic testing laboratory, Neogen Australasia, has expanded its range of services to the beef industry with hair and tissue samples now able to be screened for Pestivirus.

Pestivirus – also known as bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) – causes abortion, ill-thrift in young animals, deformed calves, temporary infertility, diarrhoea and respiratory disease, and is […]

TSUs deliver faster and more accurate genetic selection at Armidale

NSW cattle breeder Richard Ogilvie, or Te-Angie Poll Herefords, has made the switch from hair samples to using tissue sampling units (TSUs) to collect DNA for genomic analysis. Photo credit: Emily H Photography.

The switch from hair samples to using tissue sampling units (TSUs) has resulted in faster and more accurate collection of DNA […]

Neogen takes the lead on sheep DNA testing in Australia

Sheep CRC chief executive James Rowe (right) hands over the reins to Neogen Australasia director Jason Lilly (left).

Sheep DNA testing has entered a new era in Australia, with Neogen Australasia today officially taking the lead on genomic test delivery.

Neogen will now be the single point of contact for purchase and processing of […]

Neogen signs commercialization agreement with Illumina

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has signed an agreement to expand its relationship with Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN), the global leader in sequencing and genomics. Under the agreement, Illumina will market and sell arrays with Neogen’s custom SNP content, built on Illumina Infinium® BeadArray technology, to the global agrigenomics community.

Neogen is one […]