uBiome SEC Sues Founders of Bankrupt Human Microbiome Testing Firm uBiome For Fraud The US Securities and Exchange Commission alleges that uBiome's founders misled investors in order to close a Series C financing round in 2018. uBiome Files for Chapter 7 Liquidation The company had previously declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which would have enabled it to reorganize to stay afloat and pay its creditors over time. uBiome Declares Bankruptcy, Offers Assets for Sale The San Francisco-based microbial genomics firm will sell off its product lines, testing labs, IP, and data within the next three months. uBiome Shakes Up Management; Launches Investigation Into Billing Practices The moves come in the wake of an FBI search of the company's San Francisco office as part of an investigation into its billing practices. uBiome, University of Louisville Partner on IBD Study The partners aim to determine whether the microbiome can be used to predict patient responses to certain inflammatory bowel disease therapies. Jan 23, 2019 Microbial Genomics Firm uBiome Lays Off 55 Employees Sep 21, 2018 People in the News: Joseph Jimenez, Marco Casarin, Steven Riedmuller, More Sep 21, 2018 uBiome Raises $83M in Series C Round Nov 15, 2017 uBiome Launches HPV, STD, Vaginal Microbiome Test for Self-Collected Samples Premium Jan 26, 2017 Stanford, UBiome to Study Microbiomic, Genomic Changes in Type 2 Diabetes Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.