NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioFire Diagnostics today said that Athyrium Opportunities Fund increased its investment in the company to $45 million.

Athyrium invested $25 million into BioFire in September. The new financing will go toward continued commercialization of and to meet growing demand for the Salt Lake City-based company's FilmArray molecular diagnostic platform.

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 Science this week: swapping yeast genes with human orthologs to study conservation of function, and more.

Hong Kong is using DNA phenotyping to shame litterers.

A study appearing in Cell suggests some metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients could benefit from PARP inhibitor therapy.

NIH's Francis Collins writes that scientific advances are poised to help populations all over the world, but more scientists are needed to keep the momentum.