The firm plans to use proceeds to fund commercial activities related to its ClonoSeq assay, as well as research into drug discovery and its project to map TCR antigens.
The two Netherlands-based firms will market their joint offering to pharmaceutical companies and others researching immune system-related diseases.
The method builds on a previous technique the group developed to measure transcriptomes and surface proteins from single cells.
The new multinational consortium, backed by the EU and Canada, seeks to improve understanding of immune responses and uncover new therapeutic targets.
An analysis of B cell adaptive immune receptor sequences in 10 individuals uncovered exceptionally diverse antibody repertoires with a subset of shared antibody clonotypes.
The new, multinational iReceptor Plus Consortium will develop a platform for sharing of AIRR-seq data to advance immunotherapy and precision medicine.
The company is also looking to expand the use of its FDA-approved ClonoSeq assay, which has US FDA approval for MRD detection in acute lymphocytic leukemia and multiple myeloma.
The study authors cautioned that immunological signatures cannot be predicted from tumor mutational burden or microenvironment analysis of a single biopsy alone.
The company plans to add 150 to 200 new employees and is quadrupling its space in Pleasanton, California, including a manufacturing site for its microfluidic chips.
Researchers will use Adaptive's immune repertoire sequencing technology to look for a molecular signature of type 1 diabetes.
The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.
Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.
Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.
In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.