investment analyst coverage Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of NanoString Technologies with Buy Rating The investment bank noted that NanoString "has been instrumental in increasing the awareness of spatial biology among researchers and investors." BTIG Initiates Coverage of Cue Health With Buy Rating The investment bank said the company is well positioned to take shares from reference labs and other point-of-care testing companies. Piper Sandler Initiates Coverage of Cytek Biosciences With Overweight Rating The investment bank said that Cytek was well positioned to remain one of the fastest growing life science tools companies, thanks to its light-based cell analysis technology. JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Sophia Genetics With Overweight, Outperform Ratings Both investment banks are bullish on the genomic data analysis firm, which went public on the Nasdaq a month ago, raising $234 million in gross proceeds. BTIG Initiates Coverage of DermTech With Buy Rating The investment bank said DermTech's pigmented lesion assay for the early detection of melanoma is well positioned in an estimated $3 billion-plus market. Apr 19, 2021 SVB Leerink, BTIG Initiate Coverage of Olink With Outperform, Buy Ratings Apr 1, 2021 GenomeWeb Index Falls Again in March, Led by 29 Percent Decline in Adaptive Biotech Stock Mar 9, 2021 Investment Banks Initiate Coverage of Talis Biomedical With Bullish Outlooks Mar 2, 2021 Quidel Stock Plunges in February as GenomeWeb Index Falls 3 Percent Mar 2, 2021 Oppenheimer Initiates Coverage of MDxHealth at Outperform Mar 2, 2021 William Blair Initiates Coverage of Point-of-Care MDx Firm Lucira Health With Outperform Rating Jan 22, 2021 Oppenheimer Initiates Coverage of DermTech With Outperform Rating Jan 12, 2021 Cowen, SVB Leerink Initiate Coverage of 908 Devices With Outperform Ratings Jan 5, 2021 GenomeWeb Index Gains 49 Percent in 2020, Outperforming Wider Markets Dec 29, 2020 Cowen, JP Morgan Initiate Coverage of Seer With Outperform, Overweight Ratings Dec 28, 2020 M&A Deals in MDx/Omics Research Tools Space Fall 13 Percent in 2020 Premium Dec 14, 2020 Craig-Hallum Initiates Coverage of DermTech With Buy Rating Dec 11, 2020 BTIG Initiates Coverage of NeoGenomics With Buy Rating Dec 1, 2020 Veracyte, Twist Bioscience Lead November GenomeWeb Index on Strong Earnings Growth Nov 30, 2020 BTIG Initiates Coverage of Oncocyte With Buy Rating Nov 23, 2020 Three Investment Banks Initiate Coverage of Biodesix Nov 5, 2020 Personalis Q3 Revenues Up 16 Percent Nov 2, 2020 GenomeWeb Index Up 5 Percent in October as Favorable Earnings Reports Bolster Shaky Market Oct 23, 2020 BTIG Initiates Coverage of Progenity With Buy Rating Oct 14, 2020 JP Morgan Rates Invitae Neutral Load More Breaking News Single-Nucleus Chromatin Accessibility Profiling in Coronary Artery Disease Points to Mechanisms ALL Genomes Marked by High DNA Methylation Levels Cepheid Gets CE Mark for Updated Rapid COVID MDx Test Mainz Biomed, Dante Labs Partner to Commercialize ColoAlert in Europe, UAE CellCarta Acquires Rights to Targeted Protein Assays from Fred Hutch Spinout Precision Assays Genetic Analysis, Omnigene Medical Technologies Ink Distribution, Tech Transfer Deal The Scan Monkeypox Case Found in US The New York Times says that a case of monkeypox has now been reported in the US. Effects on Fetal Screening Wired writes that changes to US abortion laws could affect screening for fatal congenital conditions. 'Pharma Bro' Out of Prison The Wall Street Journal reports that Martin Shkreli has been released from prison to a halfway house. Nature Papers Present Cultivate Oat Genome, Benchmarking of Spatial and Single-Cell Transcriptomic Integration Methods In Nature this week: reference genome of the cultivated oat, and more.