This story originally ran on March 18.

OriGene Technologies this week announced that it has raised $16 million in its completed Series B financing round.

The proceeds will be used to continue building the company's TrueMab monoclonal antibody collection. In a statement, OriGene said that it aims to build a monoclonal antibody collection that will cover the entire human genome of about 20,000 genes or most of the human proteome.

"The funding will propel us closer to meeting our goal," Wei-Wu He, OriGene's chairman and CEO, said.

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The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.