investment

WUSTL bioinformatics spinout PierianDx disclosed in an SEC filing that it has raised slightly more than $3 million of a $5 million offering.

VC firm Andreessen Horowitz is putting big money into its second biology-focused investment fund in hopes of supporting engineering approaches to science.

Microbiome Insights provides next-generation sequencing-based analytical testing and consulting services to microbiome researchers in academia and industry.

Commercialization efforts will focus on the most recent version of Genialis' platform, which includes tools for RNA-seq analysis and variant discovery.

The company will use the funds to expand its US-based business and to commercialize its data visualization platform.

The company will use the funds to increase its overseas footprint, and to optimize its genetic testing procedures and protocols, among other improvements.

The British CRISPR software developer is turning to investment platform SyndicateRoom as it looks to commercialize its products and expand into the US.

Both deals should advance Ginkgo's custom microbe business as it expands into consumer goods markets such as cosmetics, nutrition, and food.

The yet-to-be-named entity will draw on the partners' respective resources in synthetic biology and plant and agricultural products.

The newly announced Genomics Aotearoa collaborative platform seeks to accelerate adoption and application of genomics technology across multiple disciplines.

The newly announced Genomics Aotearoa collaborative platform seeks to accelerate adoption and application of genomics technology across multiple disciplines.

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A new study in JAMA finds that genetic tests might not be able to determine what diet is right for someone seeking to lose weight.

A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

Vampire bats' ability to live off blood is etched in their genomes and gut microbiomes, the Scientist reports.

In Genome Biology this week: peopling of the Sahara, epigenetic reprogramming analysis of liverwort, and more.