spinout Twist Bioscience Details Production Issues, Plans to Expand Capacity at Bay Area Facility Premium The expansion is one of several updates on the DNA synthesis firm's plans for its fiscal year 2022, which began last month. 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. Sep 15, 2020 Seer Spins Out Disease Testing Firm PrognomIQ With $55M in VC Funding 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 Load More Breaking News Centogene Strikes Rare Disease Target Discovery Deal With Insilico Medicine Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.