nanopore Nanopore Sequencing Firm Armonica Technologies Progresses Towards Single-Base Detection Premium The firm will use a new SBIR grant to put together a data package to use in fundraising as it develops a viable Raman spectroscopy-based sequencing instrument. Oxford Nanopore Technologies to File for IPO in Second Half of 2021 IP Group, which holds a 15 percent stake in Oxford Nanopore, said it currently values the company at £2.27 billion ($3.11 billion). Armonica Technologies Wins $349K SBIR Grant From NHGRI he funding will help support product development of a nanopore sequencing-based method of direct DNA analysis, including epigenetic modifications. Clear Labs, Integrated DNA Technologies Expand Partnership to Include COVID-19 Testing The collaboration builds on an oligonucleotide supply agreement the partners signed in 2019 for Clear Labs' nanopore sequencing-based food safety testing. Startup Angstrom Bio Plans Saliva-Based COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Test on Nanopore Sequencing Platform Premium Angstrom Bio is developing a rapid, scalable coronavirus test that uses nanopore sequencing to detect barcoded PCR products. Oct 13, 2020 Oxford Nanopore Technologies Raises £84.4M in Private Financing Sep 24, 2020 Catalog DNA Merges Molecular Biology, Information Theory to Pursue DNA-Based Computing Premium Jul 9, 2020 Dual-Reader Nanopore Promises Improved Homopolymer Sequencing Accuracy Premium Mar 18, 2020 Jury Invalidates Pacific Biosciences Patents in Lawsuit Against Oxford Nanopore Mar 5, 2020 New Sepsis Test Uses Nanopore Sequencing to Detect Pathogens From Cell-Free DNA Premium Feb 11, 2020 New Algorithms Unlock Targeted Sequencing on Nanopore Platforms Premium Feb 10, 2020 Nanopore Sequencing-Based Mapping Methods Reveal Open Chromatin, Methylation Patterns Premium Jan 3, 2020 Massachusetts Startup Focuses on Long-Read Sequencing Technology Premium Jan 2, 2020 Oxford Nanopore Technologies Raises £109.5M Dec 23, 2019 Parabricks Acquisition Part of Nvidia's Latest Push Into Genomics Premium Dec 20, 2019 Nanopore Protein Sequencing Feasibility Demonstrated by French Startup, Collaborators Premium Dec 18, 2019 Oxford Nanopore Users Report Flongle Quality Issues as Firm Announces Regulated Products Premium Oct 15, 2019 Dart-seq Leads New Methods to Sequence Transcriptome Methylation Patterns Premium Sep 20, 2019 INanoBio Nabs $5.4M From DARPA for Silicon Nanopore Sequencer Development Premium Sep 19, 2019 Oxford Nanopore Licenses CRISPR-Cas9 IP From Caribou Biosciences for Targeted Nanopore Sequencing Sep 11, 2019 Oxford Nanopore Responds in Court to Pacific Biosciences Allegations of Willful Infringement Aug 16, 2019 Optofluidic Chip Integrates Nanopores, Electrical Feedback to Control Single-Molecule Delivery Premium Aug 7, 2019 Ontera, BASF Strike Agricultural Dx Development Deal Jun 18, 2019 Ontera Lands $983K IARPA Contract for Zika Genotyping Test Jun 4, 2019 California Nanopore Firm Shifts Focus to Ag Market Premium Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.