The firms plan to focus on sample processing methods, workflow automation, algorithms, and database construction.
The firm is aiming to sell 15.4 million shares of common stock at $3.10 per share, and plans to use the proceeds for working capital and capital expenditures.
The GenomeWeb Index rose nearly 3 percent in May, vastly outperforming the Dow and Nasdaq Biotechnology Index.
The GenomeWeb Index rose nearly 6 percent in April, vastly outperforming the Dow, Nasdaq, and Nasdaq Biotechnology Index.
Pacific Biosciences reported total Q1 2017 revenues of $24.9 million, just beating analysts' average estimate of $24.6 million.
Oxford Nanopore filed two lawsuits, one in the UK and one in Germany.
In Genome Research this week: longitudinal study of Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients, long-read assembly approach, and more.
Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.
PacBio alleged in its suit that Oxford Nanopore is infringing on a patent it holds related to single-molecule nanopore sequencing.
PacBio recently launched a new sequencing chemistry for Sequel that increases read lengths, and plans to double the platform's throughput by the end of the year.
US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.
Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.
Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.
In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.