DTC genetic testing Phosphorus Wins Conditional New York State Approval for GeneCompass Consumer Test The firm's health screening sequencing assay, which retails at $249 and covers a panel of over 400 genes, will now be available to consumers in all 50 states. DNA Tests May Have Influenced Census NPR reports that genetic ancestry testing may have influenced how people responded to the US census. Sequencing Firm Phosphorus Tests Limits of Comprehensive Consumer Genomics With GeneCompass Premium The company is providing its 400-gene test through a physician-involved DTC model akin to Color and Invitae, but with content across a much larger swath of disease and health. Canine Genetics Firm Embark Veterinary Raises $75M in Series B Round The company, which sells a consumer DNA test for dogs, had raised $10 million in Series A funding in early 2019. Genetic Technologies to Acquire DTC Genetic Test Provider EasyDNA for $4M EasyDNA sells a range of paternity, oncology, animal genomics, and health and wellness genetic tests through 12 agreements with labs across the world. Jan 7, 2021 Consumer DNA Testing Firm MyDNA Merges With Gene by Gene Dec 29, 2020 23andMe Raises $82.5M in Private Financing Dec 10, 2020 Following Acquisition, UK Firm MyHealthChecked Launches SARS-CoV-2 Consumer Testing Service Premium Aug 4, 2020 Fulgent Genetics Revenues More Than Double in Q2, Driven by COVID-19 Testing Aug 3, 2020 Ancestry Rolls Out Sequencing-Based Health Offering Focused on Common Conditions Premium May 29, 2020 BTIG Initiates Coverage of Fulgent Genetics May 26, 2020 NantOmics Shuts Down Genos Direct-to-Consumer Genomics Services May 4, 2020 Fulgent Genetics Q1 Revenues Jump 44 Percent Apr 24, 2020 Ancestry to Make Consumer Genomics Database Available for COVID-19 Research Project Mar 6, 2020 As Consumer Genomics Market Cools, Providers Ponder Better Ways to Reach Customers Premium Feb 14, 2020 Amid Customer Complaints, Genetic Testing Firm Pathway OME Acquired by OME Wellness Premium Feb 6, 2020 Dante Labs Taps BC Platforms for Informatics Support as NGS Testing Ramps Up Premium Jan 15, 2020 Veritas Genetics Restarts US Business With Near-Term Financing Jan 6, 2020 LifeVault's GoodCell Looks to Expand Personal Biobanking Business, Touts Cell Quality Monitoring Premium Dec 17, 2019 Direct-to-Consumer Biobanking Firm LifeVault Bio Raises $5.6M Dec 5, 2019 Veritas Genetics Halts US Operations, Lays Off More Than 30 Nov 25, 2019 Stratify Genomics Taps PWNHealth to Offer Prostate Cancer Risk Test Online Oct 30, 2019 Veritas Genetics to Offer Sequencing Services in Brazil Through Genomika Sep 16, 2019 Crowdsourced Genomic Resource DNA.Land to Relaunch as Company Sep 9, 2019 MyHeritage Acquires Promethease, SNPedia Owner Rover Road Bio Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.