Deerfield Management Sema4 Raises $121M in Series C Financing Round BlackRock, the world's largest investment manager, led the round, joined by new investors Deerfield Management and Moore Strategic Ventures as well as existing investors. Gene Editing Firm Homology Medicines Raises $43.5M in Series A Funding The new company hopes to turn recombinant adeno-associated virus-based gene editing, which has minimal off-target effects, into new therapies. PacBio Files for Resale of Shares; Eligible for Proceeds of $14.5M if Warrants are Exercised NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pacific Biosciences has filed a prospectus for the resale of up to 5.5 million shares of its stock, issuable upon the exercise of warrants. Pacific Biosciences Posts Q4, FY2012 Revenue Decline; Expects 2013 Uptick NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pacific Biosciences reported after the close of the market Tuesday that its fourth-quarter revenues fell 52 percent year over year but were up sequentially as product revenue jumped from the third quarter. Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.