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The funds will be used to increase the installed base of the firm's Irys system and to develop new technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioNano Genomics today announced it and BGI are partnering to develop new multiplexing methods on BioNano's Irys genome mapping system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Genome Analysis Centre in the UK and BioNano Genomics today announced a partnership for use of BioNano's Irys system, making TGAC a UK center of excellence for whole-genome mapping technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genome mapping company BioNano Genomics said in a regulatory filing that it raised $5 million toward a targeted $6.1 million financing round.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – OpGen and Hitachi High-Technologies said today they will combine their technologies to develop a comprehensive human chromosome mapping analytical service.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer genetic analysis firm Personal Genome Diagnostics today announced it has licensed the exclusive rights to the Digital Karyotyping genome mapping technology from Johns Hopkins University.

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from the US and UK are using an admixture-based mapping strategy in their effort to properly place human genome sequences that are currently missing from the reference genome, attendees heard at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government plans to provide C$600,000 ($594,000) for a research project that will show how genomics-based technologies can be used in the detection and surveillance of a robust and dangerous bacterial pathogen that can be found in the food supply.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – OpGen today announced a collaboration with In-Q-Tel to develop a high-throughput sequence and genome mapping pipeline for microbial genome analysis.

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Anthony Gregg, the outgoing president of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, has resigned after using racially insensitive language. 

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