Stratos Genomics

Stratos reached its milestone by demonstrating nanopore sequencing with its proprietary expandable nucleotides, called X-NTPs.

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) — Roche Diagnostics this week provided a window into its business strategy, particularly in the area of molecular diagnostics where, over the last several months, the company has made a number of moves designed to position itself as "the most comprehensive provider of solution

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – When Roche announced last month that it planned to acquire nanopore sequencing startup Genia for up to $350 million, unbeknownst to the public

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Roche said today that it has made a strategic investment in nanopore sequencing startup Stratos Genomics and is collaborating to further develop the firm's sequencing chemistry.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Stratos Genomics has raised $10 million toward a Series B financing round targeting $16.3 million.

After developing the chemistry for its sequencing-by-expansion nanopore technology for several years, Stratos Genomics is ready to grow its development and commercialization efforts.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequencing technology developer Stratos Genomics said today that it raised $2 million in Series A-5 financing in the fall of 2013.

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Stratos Genomics has appointed Todd Smith to its science advisory board. Smith recently retired from PerkinElmer. Previously, he was president, CEO, and CTO of Geospiza, before it was acquired by PerkinElmer.

Stratos Genomics has appointed Tim Hunkapiller to its science advisory board. Hunkapiller is a co-inventor of Sanger sequencing technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Stratos Genomics today announced it has closed on $2 million in financing to support the further development of, and "strategic discussions" related to the Seattle-based firm's DNA sequencing technology.

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.