The two companies hope to provide translational researchers a faster, more comprehensive option for the design and validation of Accel-Amplicon panels.
The sample prep technologies firm intends to use the funding to expand its commercial channels, among other things.
A team from Mount Sinai and Swift Biosciences used targeted sequencing to detect cancer mutations in uterine lavage fluid.
The partners plan to improve yields from small input samples and provide better sequencing libraries.
Both partners believe the agreement will help expand the scope of their services and give them additional markets for their products.
The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.
Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.
Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.