NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Great Basin said today that it has secured $9.5 million in Series B funding.

The Salt Lake City-based company will use the funding to expand manufacturing and fund research and development, including further developing and expanding the test menu for its Portrait Analyzer molecular diagnostics platform.

Great Basin said that it will also use the funds to expand global commercialization efforts.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nature this week: Icelandic genome sequences, approach to increase CRISPR efficiency, and more.

Testing showing "genetic incompatibilities" have led thousands of couples in Saudi Arabia to call off their weddings, the BBC reports.

Decode Genetics' ability to tell Icelanders, even ones the company hasn't sequenced, about their disease risk brings up ethical questions.

Genetic analysis of Britain's King Richard III and modern descendants of his relatives indicate breaks in the male line.