By Tony Fong

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sample preparation firm IntegenX today said that it has acquired biosample storage firm GenVault. It also announced it has raised $15.6 million in a financing round.

Stevan Jovanovich, president and CEO of IntegenX, declined to disclose the terms of the deal but said the purchase moves the company further upstream in the sequencing market.

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen also contributed to brain research, NPR reports.

The New York Times reports on the shifting interpretations of what some genetic variants mean over time.

In Cell this week: investigation of metastatic tumor evolution, more than 16,000 genetic variants introduced into the budding yeast model organism, and more.

MIT's Technology Review reports on Genentech's pursuit of personalized cancer vaccines.

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