Centogene

Centogene said it will use the funds to accelerate growth and expansion in the areas of genetic testing, pharmaceutical collaborations, and big-data solutions.

The partners will work to offer panel-based genetic characterization for a US-based cohort.

The company has installed Illumina's HiSeq X sequencing platform and expects to sequence 20,000 genomes by the end of next year.

The two companies plan to join their respective technologies in order to help clinicians better interpret genetic variant data.

The privately-held German firm also plans to offer genetic tumor profiling and noninvasive prenatal testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services today announced it has acquired the Canadian business of Centogene for an undisclosed amount.

The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.