By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Stratos Genomics today said that it has raised $2.1 million in a private financing from existing investors in the firm.

The privately-held Seattle-based firm is developing an ultra-low-cost nucleic acid sequencing technology for whole-genome analysis and molecular diagnostic applications. The firm, which is a spinoff of Stratos Group, has developed a single-molecule sequencing method called "sequencing by expansion."

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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.