Lab7 Systems

The company said it will use the proceeds to further develop its core software platform, and to hire additional programmers and bioinformaticians.

Their combined offering will provide customers with a single solution for managing lab operations and performing sequence analysis and mutation identification.  

Lab7 Systems has released a beta version of its next-generation sequencing data workflow management software platform, available for download to early-access users from the company's website. The company is planning updates to the software every four to six weeks.

Lab7 Systems has launched a beta version of its next-generation DNA sequence data workflow management software platform. The company is seeking feedback from beta users that will further development of its software which is expected to launch fully later this year.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.