SEC filing

The New York Stock Exchange gave Alere an additional six months to file its 2016 annual report, but it also said it could commence delisting proceedings at any time.  

The company borrowed $205 million in revolving loans from the credit facility, which matures on December 23, 2021.

Editas Files for IPO

The gene editing company has notified the SEC it plans to trade on the Nasdaq beginning in 2016 under the ticker “EDIT.”

The firm is selling stock and warrants to purchase stock to raise money for general corporate purposes and working capital. 

Helicos said it will require "significant additional capital" before the end of the year to fund its operations. The company's "current financial resources raise substantial doubt about its ability to continue as a going concern."

A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.