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The deal consists of cash, Bionano common stock, and assumption of liabilities. Bionano has also paid off $1.1 million loaned to Lineagen under the CARES act.

The firm is hoping that researcher-generated data will soon be published in peer-reviewed papers, while it weathers the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the firm predicted, second quarter revenues were down due to lab closures associated with COVID-19 and totaled $1.2 million.

Because of coronavirus-related shutdowns of customer labs, the San Diego-based firm saw decreased revenues in all geographic regions, especially outside the US.

The public-private partnership has published a paper on a list of indels larger than 50 bp that is already being used to develop new methods.

Because of COVID-19, the San Diego-based firm said it was unable to ship new instruments and many users were unable to operate their existing ones.

The genome mapping firm had fallen out of compliance with respect to its loan agreement with Innovatus and will prepay $5 million toward the loan principal.

The genome mapping firm's instrument revenues were down 50 percent year over year in the fourth quarter, offset by an increase in consumables revenue.

The methods exploit a feature of Oxford Nanopore's technology that ejects molecules mid-read, enabling a new level of control over human DNA sequencing runs.

The San Diego-based genomic analysis firm reported $3.3 million in revenue, driven by growth in North America sales, offset by a decline in international sales.

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The Washington Post reports that the White House chief of staff has asked the US Food and Drug Administration to justify the stricter standards it is seeking for a coronavirus vaccine.

UK Royal Statistical Society is organizing a working group to develop guidelines for assessing COVID-19 tests, the Guardian reports.

President Donald Trump's "good genes" comment raises eugenics concerns, CNN reports.

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