Genetics & Genomics Business News

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Biocept closed a $14.8 million public offering earlier this year and recently reported ending the second quarter with $2.6 million in cash and cash equivalents.

The firm aims to launch the new assay in the first quarter of next year and plans to develop other products for single-cell sequencing library prep.

Ranomics said it has inked a distribution agreement with Axil Scientific for Ranomics' VariantFind DNA libraries in Singapore.

The financing round will support uBiome's ongoing efforts to commercialize its clinical microbiome analysis, sexually-transmitted disease, and gut wellness tests.

Canon Medical Systems established the Japanese joint venture — called ACTmed — with Taiwanese molecular diagnostics firm ACT Genomics.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.