genome analysis SeqOne Genomics Closes €20M Series A Financing The French bioinformatics firm will look to grow internationally and develop new tools to address cancer and hereditary diseases. Despite Record Speed, Nanopore Sequencing Faces Challenges for Use in Routine Diagnostics Premium Stanford researchers said the cost of their approach is in line with Illumina sequencing but did not share data on error rate and other benchmarks at this time. Sema4 to Embrace Co-CEO Model After $623M Acquisition of GeneDx Premium The purchase of GeneDx from Opko Health will help Sema4 accelerate its push into whole-exome sequencing and grow in rare disease diagnostics. Taiwanese Startup GeneASIC Launches With Appliance for Fast NGS Data Analysis Premium The company, which launched at the CES trade show last week, is also developing a small device for rapid analysis of long-read whole-genome sequences. Genomenon, OmniTier to Integrate Genome Analysis Technologies Users of OmniTier's CompStor Insight platform will be able to find and view relevant published scientific articles through Genomenon's Mastermind search engine. Dec 23, 2021 Helix Gets Almost $900K From Rockefeller Foundation to Enhance Viral Genomic Surveillance Dec 14, 2021 BostonGene Partners with NEC to Offer Tumor Portrait Tests Internationally Dec 3, 2021 SelfDecode Moves Into B2B Services as it Seeks to Diversify, Increase its Reach Premium Nov 24, 2021 Streamline Genomics Looks to Expand Variant Analysis Offering With Free Search, Paid Analytics Premium Nov 10, 2021 Geneyx Genomex Closes $6.5M Seed Financing Round Nov 10, 2021 Sophia Genetics Q3 Revenues Increase 44 Percent Oct 27, 2021 GenomSys Gains CE Mark for New Genomic Analysis Software Oct 7, 2021 Wyss Institute Spinout Pluto Biosciences Bets on Collaborative Bioinformatics Platform Premium Sep 30, 2021 OncoDNA, Sophia Genetics Partner on Tumor Profiling Sep 27, 2021 MemVerge Hopes 'Big Memory Computing' Will Accelerate Bioinformatics Data Processing Premium Sep 9, 2021 Sophia Genetics Q2 Revenue Grows 72 Percent Aug 11, 2021 Sema4, Avera Health Collaborate on Precision Oncology Program Jul 28, 2021 AbbVie, Biogen, Pfizer Join With Broad Institute on Genebass Exome Variant Project Premium Jul 23, 2021 Sophia Genetics Raises $234M in IPO, Eyes Additional Partnerships Jul 19, 2021 Sophia Genetics Increases IPO Target to $221M Jun 22, 2021 Leidos Wins CDC Bioinformatics Contract Worth up to $13M Jun 14, 2021 Celemics, Strand Life Sciences Partner on Integrated Platform for NGS Analysis Jun 8, 2021 Oracle Makes Inroads in Genomic Cloud Computing Premium Jun 1, 2021 Euformatics Expands Latin American Presence With A&C Group Distribution Deal May 17, 2021 Oxford, Oracle Partner to Improve Identification of SARS-CoV-2 Variants Load More Breaking News Myasthenia Gravis Study Identifies Genetic Risk Loci Affecting Acetylcholine Receptor Mammoth Biosciences High-Throughput CRISPR-Based COVID Test Gets FDA EUA Illumina, National Cancer Center Japan Collaborate on Nasopharyngeal Cancer Study Fluidigm Obtains $250M Investment, Changing Name to Standard BioTools SeqOne Genomics Closes €20M Series A Financing NeoGenomics Partners With Biomarker Collaborative to Provide Lung Cancer Resources The Scan For STEM Students to Stay New policy changes will make it easier for international STEM students to stay in the US after graduation, the Wall Street Journal reports. To Inform or Not, To Know or Not The New York Times writes that some genetic biobanks may re-contact donors if they spot something troublesome, but it notes that not all donors want that information. Rapid Test Studies Researchers are examining why rapid tests may be less effective at detecting the Omicron variant and how to improve them, NPR says. PLOS Papers on SARS-CoV-2 Diversity in Delaware, Metastatic Breast Cancer, Adiposity GWAS In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 isolates from Delaware, gene expression and protein-protein interaction patterns in metastatic breast cancer, and more.