stock rating Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of Pacific Biosciences With Buy Rating PacBio's recent acquisition of Omniome, a short-read sequencing technology firm, is "a true game changer," Canaccord Genuity analyst Kyle Mikson said. Twist Bioscience, Adicet Bio Ink Cancer Collaboration; Barclays Initiates Twist Coverage Twist will provide its single-chain variable fragment and single-domain VHH antibody (nanobody) technologies to discover unique target-specific binders. Piper Sandler Initiates Coverage of Cytek Biosciences With Overweight Rating The investment bank said that Cytek was well positioned to remain one of the fastest growing life science tools companies, thanks to its light-based cell analysis technology. JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Sophia Genetics With Overweight, Outperform Ratings Both investment banks are bullish on the genomic data analysis firm, which went public on the Nasdaq a month ago, raising $234 million in gross proceeds. Hologic Upgraded to Outperform by Evercore ISI Investors are refocusing on Hologic's base business given an anticipated major cut to COVID-19 industry testing revenues in fiscal year 2022, according to Evercore. Jun 22, 2021 BTIG Initiates Coverage of Berkeley Lights With Buy Rating Jun 21, 2021 JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems Apr 12, 2021 Piper Sandler Initiates Coverage of Twist Bioscience, Codexis With Overweight Ratings Mar 16, 2021 William Blair Initiates Coverage of 10x Genomics With Outperform Rating Jan 4, 2021 Evercore ISI Downgrades Twist Bioscience to In-Line Rating Dec 16, 2020 Piper Sandler Raises Rating on Oncocyte to Overweight Nov 2, 2020 Pacific Biosciences Q3 Revenues Fall 13 Percent Oct 20, 2020 SVB Leerink Initiates Coverage of Twist Bioscience With Market Perform Rating Oct 2, 2020 Pacific Biosciences Upgraded to Overweight by JP Morgan Sep 21, 2020 JP Morgan Downgrades Illumina to Neutral on Grail Deal Aug 19, 2020 Oppenheimer Initiates Coverage of Fulgent Genetics With Outperform Rating Jul 14, 2020 BTIG, Canaccord Genuity Initiate Coverage of Genetron with Buy Ratings Apr 2, 2020 Evercore ISI Initiates Coverage of Exact Sciences at Outperform Feb 3, 2020 Illumina Stock Drags GenomeWeb Index Down in January Jan 2, 2020 Evercore ISI Upgrades PerkinElmer, Downgrades Hologic Dec 2, 2019 Investment Banks Initiate Coverage of Centogene With Bullish Outlooks Oct 7, 2019 Cowen, JP Morgan, Evercore ISI, Bank of America Initiate Coverage of 10x Genomics Jun 11, 2019 Piper Jaffray Initiates Coverage of Danaher, Agilent Feb 15, 2018 Foundation Medicine Coverage Initiated by Cowen Dec 13, 2017 JP Morgan Downgrades Genomic Health to Underweight Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.