With the expansion and new hires, the company is making good on an earlier promise to use a $1.5 million financing round to increase its customer base in the US and European clinical markets.
Norway's iSentio is looking to expand the customer base for its web-based bacterial identification software and add additional support for existing subscribers in the US and Europe.
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The company will use the funds to expand commercialization of its RipSeq software.
23andMe and Airbnb have partnered to offer "heritage travel," according to Venture Beat.
China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.
In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.
NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.