expansion Qlucore Raises SEK 30M as it Looks Toward IPO The Swedish bioinformatics firm sees its greatest growth potential in precision cancer diagnostics as it prepares to go public in the next 12 months. Sophia Genetics Using $110M Funding Round to Focus on New Markets, Continued Collaboration Premium The Swiss-American bioinformatics company touts its networks of multimodal data and numerous partnerships as it looks to support "data-driven medicine." Tempus Enters Infectious Disease Market With Large-Scale COVID-19 Testing, Data Initiative Premium The company recently received FDA Emergency Use Authorization for its SARS-CoV-2 PCR test while its data-driven COVID-19 research initiative is moving along. Israeli Startup Curesponse Targets European Pharma Market With Drug Prediction, Development Service Premium The firm's technology uses ex vivo organ culture to model cancer growth and predict a patient's tumor response to chemotherapy and targeted drugs. Personalis Taps Berry Genomics to Facilitate Expansion in China Personalis said that it plans to form a wholly owned subsidiary in Shanghai, including a laboratory for local customers to use its ImmunoID NeXT platform. Feb 3, 2020 Qlucore Expands Into Diagnostics, Precision Medicine With New Informatics Offering Premium Feb 19, 2019 Fast-Growing Analytics Firm Health Catalyst Expands Into Life Sciences Premium Oct 3, 2018 Congenica Taking Deliberate Approach to International Expansion Premium Sep 20, 2018 Chinese DTC Genomics Firm WeGene Plans to Go International, Expand Cohort Research Premium Apr 5, 2018 Agendia Moving to Decentralized Testing Model in Europe, Exploring Options for Asia Expansion Premium Feb 5, 2018 With Eye on Pharma Partnerships, Rare Disease Dx Firm Centogene Looks to US Market Premium Nov 21, 2017 MiRxes Rolls out Gastric Cancer qPCR Dx in Europe; Expands Operations to US, Asia Premium Nov 7, 2017 Startup LifeOmic Seeks to Merge Sequencing With Clinical IT Premium Aug 29, 2017 SGI-DNA Sees Deal With Belgium's VIB as Springboard to Building European Synthetic Genomics Business Premium Dec 15, 2016 BGI Opens New US Office in Seattle Dec 4, 2015 In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences; Epigenomics; Cynvenio Biosystems; and More Oct 14, 2015 Celemics Opens US Subsidiary to Sell NGS Target Capture Kits Premium Jul 22, 2015 Sequoia Capital Invests $20M in MedGenome Premium Feb 25, 2015 GenoLogics Opens New Office, Increases Headcount to Handle Growing Customer Base Premium Jul 16, 2014 Illumina to Build 150K-Square-Foot Facility in San Diego Sep 17, 2013 Personalis Establishes UK Subsidiary Aug 22, 2013 BU Plans New Synthetic, Systems Biology Building Mar 28, 2013 Life Tech Investing $18M to Expand Facility to Achieve cGMP Capabilities Nov 20, 2012 With Eye on Growing US Business, Oxford Gene Technology Opens New York Office Nov 15, 2012 Jackson Lab Buys Facility Near Maine Headquarters Load More Breaking News Pacific Biosciences Q2 Revenues Grow 79 Percent Invitae More Than Doubles Q2 Revenues CRISPR Researchers Engineer Guide RNAs to Enhance Cas13 Gene Knockdown TwinStrand Biosciences Sues Guardant Health for Alleged Patent Infringement Pacific Biosciences Acquires Sample Preparation Firm Circulomics Singular Genomics Systems Reports No Revenues, Increased Net Loss for Q2 The Scan Push Toward Approval The Wall Street Journal reports the US Food and Drug Administration is under pressure to grant full approval to SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. Deer Exposure About 40 percent of deer in a handful of US states carry antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News. Millions But Not Enough NPR reports the US is set to send 110 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad, but that billions are needed. PNAS Papers on CRISPR-Edited Cancer Models, Multiple Sclerosis Neuroinflammation, Parasitic Wasps In PNAS this week: gene-editing approach for developing cancer models, role of extracellular proteins in multiple sclerosis, and more.