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The company has begun piloting the software, which is targeted towards bioinformatics companies and clinical laboratories, with early adopters ahead of the planned launch.

The Series E financing will go, in part, toward expansion of the company's US presence by growing its workforce and marketing to more American hospitals.

Biocept will offer patient data from its liquid biopsy tests to Prognos, who will apply artificial intelligence to ensure that patients receive correct therapies. 

Silicon Valley Startup Jungla has a 10-year vision of its founders to improve large-scale correlation of mutations and disease.

After raising $320M in venture capital, Tempus hopes to sequence 100,000 samples in 2019 as it expands its precision medicine program into depression and diabetes.

The investigators showed that template-free Cas9 editing is capable of repair to a predicted genotype, allowing for correction of disease-associated mutations.

Scripps Research Translational Institute has teamed with Nvidia to create a center of excellence for AI in genomics and wearable sensors.

At AMP, the companies announced a partnership to add Paragon Genomics' NGS target enrichment technologies to the flagship Sophia AI platform worldwide.

The company aims to commercialize ProstaGene's PCaTest, which uses a 16-gene panel to determine the overall outcome of a patient's prostate cancer.

The company has not released data on its method, but describes a circulating tumor DNA approach that has similarities to what other firms are pursuing.

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The Washington Post reports that the CDC's SARS-CoV-2 test issues reflect earlier ones it had with Zika virus testing.

NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.

Researchers traced a gene cluster linked to COVID-19 severity to Neanderthals, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: soil bacteria-derived small molecules affect centrosomal protein, microfluidics approach for capturing circulating tumor cells, and more.