The company, which first signed on to provide services to the VA's Million Veteran Program in 2013, will provide the department with 34,000 more genomes.
The company, which currently operates an Illumina MiniSeq, has found social media to be a useful tool for generating leads.
The funding will help the company to grow its business, which brokers sequencing service deals through a global online system.
The services will couple NEB's reagents and expertise in enzyme development and manufacturing with TTP's Desktop Biology product development and engineering know-how.
The British molecular diagnostics company plans to make its array-based test for early-stage Alzheimer's disease available in the US by year end.
BGI will start offering quantitative RNA-seq services on the BGISEQ-500 soon, followed by whole-genome sequencing later this year.
N-of-One will interpret data from HemeSeq profiles for acute myeloid leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and other cancers.
The newly minted company offers panel, whole-genome and whole exome sequencing, as well as bioinformatics analysis and reporting services to oncologists.
GeneWiz will implement multiple Dragen processors to reduce turnaround times for its genomic data analysis services business.
The firm is launching a service that will enable researchers to incorporate genetics into studies and incentivize participation with a 23andMe account.
Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.
The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.
ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.
In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.