Burning Rock to Present Validation Data of Magnis BR at the AMP Annual Meeting

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Burning Rock Biotech Limited (NASDAQ: BNR, the “Company” or “Burning Rock”) today announced that analytical validation data of its fully-automated NGS library preparation platform, Magnis BR, will be presented at the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2020 annual meeting, in a platform presentation (abstract number TT04) on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Link to conference schedule here. 

Co-developed with Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A), Magnis BR is a key component of Burning Rock’s strategy of empowering hospitals to run NGS tests in-house with minimized lab space and staff requirement, offering both tissue-based and ctDNA-based test kits ranging from 4-gene to 520-gene panels. Its fully automated “walk-away” 9-hour overnight library preparation procedure enables hospitals to generate NGS reports in as quickly as 3 days. As China’s first and only capture-based fully automated NGS library preparation system, Magnis BR further strengthens Burning Rock’s competitive position in the important in-hospital testing market.

About Burning Rock

Burning Rock Biotech Limited (NASDAQ: BNR), whose mission is to guard life via science, focuses on the application of next generation sequencing (NGS) technology in the field of precision oncology. Its business consists of i) NGS-based therapy selection testing for late-stage cancer patients, with the leading market share in China and over 185,000 tissue and liquid-based tests completed cumulatively, and ii) cancer early detection, which has moved beyond proof-of-concept R&D into the clinical validation stage.

For more information about Burning Rock, please visit: www.brbiotech.com.

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College Football Picks: Validation time for ‘Pokes, Michigan

After the big game, comes the validation game.

Week 9 of the college football season — or maybe Week 8 depending how you count in this odd season — features several teams that made statements last week looking for strong follow-ups.

No. 6 Oklahoma State took control of the Big 12 with a staunch defensive effort against Iowa State last week. This week, the Cowboys get to back it up with Texas coming to town on Halloween.

No. 13 Michigan unveiled an imposing new quarterback, directing an explosive offense, in a road blowout of Minnesota as the Big Ten opened play. The Wolverines return home this week to face rival Michigan State. Let’s see how Joe Milton does in his first start in the Big House.

No. 17 Indiana had its most notable victory in more than three decades with a wild overtime upset of Penn State. The Hoosiers go to Rutgers on Saturday, which seems like a good place to build on a great start. Not so fast. The Scarlet Knights also won their opener, knocking off Michigan State to end a 21-game Big Ten skid.

After two weeks of Big Ten football, either Indiana or Rutgers will be tied for first place in the East, one of the toughest divisions in the country.

The picks:

SATURDAY

Boston College (plus 31) at No. 1 Clemson

Tigers have won nine straight in the series and the Eagles have only scored more than 17 points once during the streak … CLEMSON 42-14.

Mississippi State (plus 30) at No. 2 Alabama

First meeting as head coaches between Mike Leach and Nick Saban doesn’t look promising for the Pirate … ALABAMA 48-14.

No. 3 Ohio State (minus 11 1/2) at Penn State

Nittany Lions have only beaten the Buckeyes once since 2016, but no Big Ten team has consistently played them closer over the last six years … OHIO STATE 31-21.

No. 4 Notre Dame (minus 19 1/2) at Georgia Tech

Fighting Irish have a second straight road trip and Clemson on the horizon; only question is whether they have their full attention on Tech … NOTRE DAME 38-17.

No. 5 Georgia (minus 15) at Kentucky

Wildcats might make a quarterback change from Terry Wilson to Auburn transfer Joey Gatewood to boost struggling offense … GEORGIA 28-10.

Texas (plus 3 1/2) at No. 6 Oklahoma State

Cowboys and Longhorns have played three times before when Oklahoma State is ranked and Texas is not; Cowboys went 3-0 in those … OKLAHOMA STATE 27-21.

Memphis (plus 7) at No. 7 Cincinnati

Bearcats look to avenge two losses to the Tigers last season that determined the AAC title .,. CINCINNATI 35-24.

Arkansas (plus 12 1/2) at No. 8 Texas A&M

Razorbacks have been the turnaround story of the SEC so far, but beating the Aggies would push it to another level … TEXAS A&M 31-14.

Missouri (plus 13) at No. 10 Florida

Gators return from a two-week break forced by COVID-19 outbreak … FLORIDA 42-24.

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College Football Picks: Validation time for ‘Pokes, Michigan

File-This Oct. 24, 2020, file photo shows Oklahoma State lineman Logan Carter (87) grabbing the jersey of Iowa State linebacker Mike Rose (23) while Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) attempts to sneak by during an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla. Rose, like everybody else in college football, had no idea last spring if there would be a season. Iowa State's junior linebacker wanted to be ready just in case, so day in and day out for three months he went to his high school in the Cleveland suburb of Brecksville, Ohio, to do workouts prescribed by the Cyclones' new strength staff.

File-This Oct. 24, 2020, file photo shows Oklahoma State lineman Logan Carter (87) grabbing the jersey of Iowa State linebacker Mike Rose (23) while Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) attempts to sneak by during an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla. Rose, like everybody else in college football, had no idea last spring if there would be a season. Iowa State’s junior linebacker wanted to be ready just in case, so day in and day out for three months he went to his high school in the Cleveland suburb of Brecksville, Ohio, to do workouts prescribed by the Cyclones’ new strength staff.

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After the big game, comes the validation game.

Week 9 of the college football season — or maybe Week 8 depending how you count in this odd season — features several teams that made statements last week looking for strong follow-ups.

No. 6 Oklahoma State took control of the Big 12 with a staunch defensive effort against Iowa State last week. This week, the Cowboys get to back it up with Texas coming to town on Halloween.

No. 13 Michigan unveiled an imposing new quarterback, directing an explosive offense, in a road blowout of Minnesota as the Big Ten opened play. The Wolverines return home this week to face rival Michigan State. Let’s see how Joe Milton does in his first start in the Big House.

No. 17 Indiana had its most notable victory in more than three decades with a wild overtime upset of Penn State. The Hoosiers go to Rutgers on Saturday, which seems like a good place to build on a great start. Not so fast. The Scarlet Knights also won their opener, knocking off Michigan State to end a 21-game Big Ten skid.

After two weeks of Big Ten football, either Indiana or Rutgers will be tied for first place in the East, one of the toughest divisions in the country.

The picks:

SATURDAY

Boston College (plus 31) at No. 1 Clemson

Tigers have won nine straight in the series and the Eagles have only scored more than 17 points once during the streak … CLEMSON 42-14.

Mississippi State (plus 30) at No. 2 Alabama

First meeting as head coaches between Mike Leach and Nick Saban doesn’t look promising for the Pirate … ALABAMA 48-14.

No. 3 Ohio State (minus 11 1/2) at Penn State

Nittany Lions have only beaten the Buckeyes once since 2016, but no Big Ten team has consistently played them closer over the last six years … OHIO STATE 31-21.

No. 4 Notre Dame (minus 19 1/2) at Georgia Tech

Fighting Irish have a second straight road trip and Clemson on the horizon; only question is whether they have their full attention on Tech … NOTRE DAME 38-17.

No. 5 Georgia (minus 15) at Kentucky

Wildcats might make a quarterback change from Terry Wilson to Auburn transfer Joey Gatewood to boost struggling offense … GEORGIA 28-10.

Texas (plus 3 1/2) at No. 6 Oklahoma

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Validation time for ‘Pokes, Michigan

After the big game, comes the validation game.

Week 9 of the college football season — or maybe Week 8 depending how you count in this odd season — features several teams that made statements last week looking for strong follow-ups.

No. 6 Oklahoma State took control of the Big 12 with a staunch defensive effort against Iowa State last week. This week, the Cowboys get to back it up with Texas coming to town on Halloween.

No. 13 Michigan unveiled an imposing new quarterback, directing an explosive offense, in a road blowout of Minnesota as the Big Ten opened play. The Wolverines return home this week to face rival Michigan State. Let’s see how Joe Milton does in his first start in the Big House.

No. 17 Indiana had its most notable victory in more than three decades with a wild overtime upset of Penn State. The Hoosiers go to Rutgers on Saturday, which seems like a good place to build on a great start. Not so fast. The Scarlet Knights also won their opener, knocking off Michigan State to end a 21-game Big Ten skid.

After two weeks of Big Ten football, either Indiana or Rutgers will be tied for first place in the East, one of the toughest divisions in the country.

The picks:

SATURDAY

Boston College (plus 31) at No. 1 Clemson

Tigers have won nine straight in the series and the Eagles have only scored more than 17 points once during the streak … CLEMSON 42-14.

Mississippi State (plus 30) at No. 2 Alabama

First meeting as head coaches between Mike Leach and Nick Saban doesn’t look promising for the Pirate … ALABAMA 48-14.

No. 3 Ohio State (minus 11 1/2) at Penn State

Nittany Lions have only beaten the Buckeyes once since 2016, but no Big Ten team has consistently played them closer over the last six years … OHIO STATE 31-21.

No. 4 Notre Dame (minus 19 1/2) at Georgia Tech

Fighting Irish have a second straight road trip and Clemson on the horizon; only question is whether

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