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LifeOmic, founded less than a year ago, expects omic data sets to become as clinically relevant as diagnostic medical imaging.

The La Jolla, California-based firm is moving beyond its US home market into other regions that promise growth for synthetic genomics providers.

The new division will enable BGI to expand partnerships with universities, companies, and health and agriculture-related organizations, among other things.

The company will focus on gaining customers for its custom and pre-defined hybrid capture kits first in Southern California, and then across the US.

The company has opened a new office and is hiring to fill multiple positions in software development, support, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Personalis has formed a UK subsidiary, Personalis UK Limited, to serve its customers in Europe.
Menlo Park, Calif.-based Personalis provides researchers and clinicians human DNA sequencing and interpretation services.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology announced on Tuesday the opening of an office in Tarrytown, NY, to support and grow its US business.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cartagenia has opened its first North American office in Boston, the Leuven, Belgium-based bioinformatics firm said today.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GATC Biotech today announced an expansion of its operations with the build-out of its existing facility, the creation of a new facility, and the hiring of new personnel.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.