NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioinformatics firm Spiral Genetics today announced the completion of its Series A financing that raised $3 million. It also announced a partnership with Omicia.

Venture capital firm DFJ led the round and funds will go toward the development of bioinformatics tools for the analyses of large-scale genomic data. Spiral will use the money to expand its bioinformatics engineering team, scale its sales and marketing efforts, and accelerate product development, it said.

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