financing Aviv Scientific Closes $40M Series B Financing Round The company plans to use the funds to roll out a database containing comprehensive omics data that captures the aging process in healthy adults. NanoCellect Raises $35M to Support Commercial Push for Second-Generation Cell Sorter The company announced that it had closed two financing rounds earlier this year, bookending the launch of its second-generation Wolf cell sorting platform. CRISPR Startup Raises $15M in Seed Round, Aims to Bring Back Woolly Mammoth The company, which was cofounded by George Church, plans to pioneer the field of species de-extinction through the use of genome engineering technology. Mammoth Biosciences Raises $195M in Two Financing Rounds, Achieves Unicorn Status Premium The company, which now ranks as a startup with a valuation of more than $1 billion, will use the new funds to develop CRISPR-based therapeutics. DnaNudge Raises $60M The funding will be used to accelerate global deployment of DnaNudge's menu of rapid tests, including CovidNudge, its lab-free real-time PCR test for SARS-CoV-2. Aug 3, 2021 Gene Editing Analysis Firm SeQure Dx Closes $17.5M Series A Funding Round Jul 28, 2021 Strata Oncology Raises $90M in Series C Financing Jul 22, 2021 Sema4 Closes SPAC Deal With CM Life Sciences, Raising Approximately $500M Premium Jul 13, 2021 Gene Editing Company Prime Medicine Launches With $315M in Financing Jul 6, 2021 Bio-Me Raises NOK 10M for Microbiome Precision Medicine Jun 29, 2021 Saga Diagnostics Raises $12.5M in Series A2 Financing Jun 3, 2021 Helix Raises $50M in Series C Financing May 26, 2021 Clear Labs Raises $60M in Series C Financing Round May 11, 2021 Caris Life Sciences Raises $830M to Support Precision Medicine Platform, Liquid Biopsy Development May 4, 2021 Oxford Nanopore Technologies Raises £195M Apr 22, 2021 Genome Editing Company EdiGene Raises RMB 400M in Series B Plus Financing Round Apr 15, 2021 Cancer Dx Firm C2i Genomics Raises $100M in Financing Apr 14, 2021 Benchling Raises $200M in Series E Funding Round Apr 14, 2021 NantHealth Lands $137.5M in Financing to Extend Debt Maturity Date Apr 7, 2021 Nucleix Raises $55M in Financing Round Apr 6, 2021 Scottish Liquid Biopsy Startup BioCaptiva Raises £1M in Seed Funding Apr 5, 2021 Inscripta Closes $150M Series E Financing Round Mar 24, 2021 Scipher Medicine Raises $82M in Series C Financing Mar 24, 2021 QuantuMDx Raises $15.1M to Support Scale Up of Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostic System Mar 23, 2021 CellMax Life, Sebela Pharmaceuticals Sign Commercial Agreement for Colorectal Cancer Dx Test Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.