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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.

Jackson Laboratory cited a lack of available state funding for the project, ending a drawn out and controversial plan by the laboratory to expand into Florida.

The company will soon start building a new R&D facility near its current NC campus that will study crop plant genomes and develop beneficial traits.

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In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.

Arizona is planning to sue Theranos for "deceptive acts" and misrepresentations of its "capabilities and operation."

If confirmed as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price says he will divest himself of certain holdings, according to Stat News.

Oliver Smithies, who won the Nobel Prize in 2007, has died, the New York Times reports.