LaserGen has raised $5 million in a Series A financing round, which it will use to demonstrate accurate sequencing of the Escherichia coli genome and to continue developing its next-generation sequencing system.

Additionally, LaserGen has enlisted consulting firm Popper and Company to help with commercialization of the platform.

"The time is right to think about how to deliver the new NGS system to the marketplace," LaserGen CEO Michael Metzker said in a statement.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.