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.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.