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The new funds will be used, in part, to support ChromaCode's expansion into resource-limited communities in low- to middle-income nations.

The first version of the platform, which the company submitted for Emergency Use Authorization to the US FDA last week, analyzes RNA extracted from a swab.

The cancer test developer will use the funding to commercialize its enrichment-based NGS panels. An IVD test also got CE marked.

Cerevance, a drug discovery firm employing the transcriptome sequencing method, raised $45 million in Series B financing earlier this month.

The UK-based firm anticipates that it will have a high sensitivity test available in a few months that can detect active infections.

The deals are with institutional investors and more than 1 million American Depositary Shares will be offered at A$1.75 per ADS.

The firm plans to use the cash to support commercial expansion of its NIPT to all US states and fund R&D for future diagnostic tests, including liquid biopsies.

The Cambridge, UK-based gene synthesis firm plans to use the funds to accelerate development of its silicon platform and introduce a desktop device.

La Jolla, California-based DermTech has agreed to sell common and preferred stock to a number of undisclosed institutional investors.

The financing follows InformedDNA's signing of definitive agreements to receive growth capital investments with a number of investment groups.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.