Somalogic SomaLogic Launches Initiative Aimed at Demonstrating Clinical Value of SomaSignal Tests The company plans to launch clinical trials in several disease areas with Emory University, Intermountain Healthcare, CommonSpirit Health and UCHealth. Plasma Proteomics Prioritizes Throughput but Depth Could Prove a Limitation Premium High-throughput workflows promise to boost discovery efforts, but some question whether they currently deliver the necessary depth of coverage. SomaLogic to Go Public Through Merger With Special Purpose Acquisition Company Following the transaction, which values the company at roughly $1.2 billion and will provide cash proceeds of around $650 million, SomaLogic will list on the Nasdaq. Investor Interest in Proteomics Rising on New, Improving Technologies Premium Investor appetite for proteomics is growing, driven in part by improvements in mass spec but more significantly by new tech from early-stage firms soon to go public. People in the News: New Appointments at Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, Color, More Dec 22, 2020 Somalogic Adds $81M to Series A Round, Bringing Total to $214M Nov 25, 2020 Somalogic Closes $121M Series A Funding Oct 29, 2020 SomaLogic Partners With FDA to Test Proteomic Tech for Evaluating Biosimilars Oct 21, 2020 Somalogic Using $1M in NSF Funding to Explore Quantum Biosensing Tech Premium Oct 13, 2020 SomaLogic, Academic Collaborators Win $1M NSF Grant to Develop Proteomic Screening Assay Sep 10, 2020 Bristol Team Uses Genetic Analysis to Link Plasma Proteins to Disease Phenotypes Premium Jul 30, 2020 SomaLogic Inks Deal With Amgen to Analyze Protein Expression in Patient Samples Mar 25, 2020 Affinity-Based Platforms Challenging Mass Spec for Protein Biomarker Discovery Premium Jan 15, 2020 The Decade in Proteomics: Most Significant New Instrumentation Premium Dec 3, 2019 SomaLogic's Protein Blood Test Shows Potential for Health Screening in Proof-of-Concept Study Oct 21, 2019 SomaLogic Expands Agreement With Novartis Oct 17, 2019 Plasma Proteomics Seeing Renewed Interest as Mass Spec Technology Advances Premium Apr 30, 2019 Agilent, SomaLogic Sign Custom Microarray Supply Agreement Apr 9, 2019 Somalogic Collaborating With Janssen on Protein Biomarker Research Jan 10, 2019 JP Morgan Healthcare, Day 3: Luminex, GenMark, Bio-Techne, Quanterix, PerkinElmer, MGI, and More Dec 20, 2018 Somalogic Using DeCode Deal to Drive Development of Clinical Proteomics Pipeline Premium Dec 13, 2018 Somalogic, DeCode Collaborating on Proteomic Project Nov 16, 2018 People in the News: Glenn Miles, Roy Smythe, Steve Ziganti, More Jul 17, 2018 Somalogic Licenses GNS Healthcare Machine Learning Tech Jun 6, 2018 New Atlas Outlines Interactions Between Genetic Variants, Plasma Protein Levels Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.