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The Series B round, which includes new and existing investors, follows the Belgian firm's completion of a €7.7 million private placement in 2016.

The firm, cofounded by several Harvard University researchers, is commercializing a single-cell spatial transcriptomics technology called MERFISH. 

The University of Utah spinout said it will use the funding to enhance and expand its NGS-based Explify microbe identification platform and support its lab.

The firm has opened a $10 million Series A financing round that it expects to close in late summer to support running clinical studies for its assay.

The Beverly, Massachusetts-based company plans to use the funding to expand its PlexWell sequencing library prep technology into new areas.

The firm said it will use the funds to advance development of its HostDx immune response gene expression tests for acute infections and sepsis.

The Church Lab spinout has now raised more than $50 million to develop and commercialize its fluorescent in situ sequencing technology for spatial genomics.

The San Diego-based company plans to develop a flexible, modular, and high-performing sequencing platform based on proprietary technologies in different areas.

The San Diego firm has now raised at least $145 million to drive development of its DNA sequencing platform and build manufacturing and commercial operations.

The additional funds follow the $25 million that the company announced in May 2019, bringing the total figure for the round to $45 million.

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