spinout Acuity Spatial Genomics to Develop Platform for In Situ Analysis of 3D Genome Organization Premium The Bruker-backed startup will make technology whose data could be complementary to both NGS-based Hi-C assays and spatial transcriptomics methods. Stanford Team Developing Low-Cost, At-Home, Molecular COVID-19 Saliva Test Premium The RT-LAMP-based platform, which the researchers plan to commercialize through a spinout company, could be adapted for other infectious disease tests. Researchers Turn Methylated DNA Profiling Method Towards Prenatal Testing Applications Premium At the ASHG 2020 virtual meeting, researchers presented data showing they could use the method to enrich for placental DNA in maternal plasma samples. Tiziana Life Sciences to Spin Off StemPrintER Asset Into Separate Company The company, which originally announced plans for a possible spin off in June, will hold a shareholder meeting to vote on the details in October. Seer Spins Out Disease Testing Firm PrognomIQ With $55M in VC Funding The new company will use Seer's Proteograph proteomic platform along with other omics data to develop and commercialize tests for cancer and other diseases. Aug 19, 2020 Rutgers Completes $44.4M Spinout of RUCDR Infinite Biologics Jul 27, 2020 Vizgen Plans Launch of Spatial Transcriptomics Platform Based on MERFISH Technology Premium Jul 27, 2020 Oncology Informatics Firm Vidence Emerges to Supply Real-World Clinical, Genomic Data to Researchers Premium Jun 2, 2020 Tiziana Life Sciences to Launch Spinoff to Market Breast Cancer Recurrence Assay in Europe Premium Jan 29, 2020 IDbyDNA Raises $20M in Series B Financing Dec 10, 2019 Enzo Biochem Fiscal Q1 Revenues Down 5 Percent Jul 24, 2019 Dutch Startup Gen-X Offers Functional Genome Annotation Services Premium Jul 18, 2019 Startup Nephrosant Aims to Launch Noninvasive Kidney Transplantation Test by Early 2020 Premium May 8, 2019 Study Demonstrates Genomics Impact in Healthy People, Inspires New Commercial Spinout Premium Mar 28, 2019 UW Spinout Split Biosciences to Commercialize Single-Cell RNA-seq Method Premium Nov 16, 2018 Mayo Clinic Spinout Phenomix Sciences Launches $1M Seed Funding Round Jun 19, 2018 UC Berkeley Team Develops Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Method Premium Apr 17, 2018 Wistar Institute Spinout Isoma Diagnostics Secures Seed Funding Apr 4, 2018 Vanderbilt Spins Out Nashville Biosciences to Offer BioVU, PheWAS Services to Pharma Premium Sep 6, 2017 University of New Mexico Spinout Aims to Develop Nanopore Sequencing Technology Premium Aug 31, 2017 Wyss Institute Spinout FitBiomics Aims to Develop Probiotics From Athletes' Microbiomes Premium Jun 2, 2017 Dutch Team Publishes Proof of Concept for New Genetic Mapping Technique Premium May 24, 2017 Stanford Spinout Inflammatix Developing Sepsis Diagnostic Based on Host Immune Response Premium Apr 20, 2017 Early Users Tout Advantages of 1CellBio's inDrop Single-Cell RNA-Seq Tech as Firm Plots Enhancements Premium Apr 11, 2017 Startup 1Cellbio Inks Single-Cell Sequencing Collaboration With UCB Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.