Gene Security Network

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gene Security Network today announced it has completed a $20 million financing round and changed its name to Natera.

International DNA testing provider easyDNA last week launched its prenatal paternity testing service in Australia.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
Last week, Gene Security Network, a prenatal genetic testing firm based in Redwood, Calif. launched a non-invasive prenatal paternity test.

Gene Security Network is using an NIH grant to further develop its non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test for Down syndrome and other genetic disorders.

Hundreds of scientists have signed a letter criticizing the open-access Plan S, ScienceInsider reports.

NPR speaks with Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) about the US House of Representatives science committee.

A start-up company aiming to match cancer patients to treatments closes after about six weeks, Stat News reports.

In PLOS this week: somatic mutation associations unearthed in thousands of cancer exomes, pathogen detection assay, and more.