sequencing by expansion With $100M in New Funding, Tempus Targets Diseases Beyond Cancer Premium The precision medicine company also is accelerating its push into diabetes, depression, and cardiology after getting its Stratos Genomics Raises $20M to Prep Sequencing Technology for Commercialization The firm said recent breakthroughs in its technology will enable sequencing "at commercially compelling levels of read length, accuracy, process speed, and workflow efficiency." Illumina-Developed Software Helps Find Repeat Expansions to Aid Disease Detection Premium Early research has shown the open-source ExpansionHunter software to be highly accurate in identifying repeat expansions that indicate rare diseases. Stratos Hits Milestone, Raises $15M from Roche, Fisk Ventures to Complete Series B Financing Stratos reached its milestone by demonstrating nanopore sequencing with its proprietary expandable nucleotides, called X-NTPs. Roche Invests up to $15M in Stratos Genomics for Nanopore Tech; Sees Synergy with Recent Genia Buy Premium NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – When Roche announced last month that it planned to acquire nanopore sequencing startup Genia for up to $350 million, unbeknownst to the public Jun 26, 2014 Roche Invests in Sequencing Startup Stratos Genomics; Will Help Develop Nanopore Technology Feb 4, 2014 Stratos Genomics Working on Raising Funds to Move Sequencing-by-Expansion Technology to Market Premium Oct 9, 2012 Stratos Genomics Closes on $2M to Further Develop Sequencing Technology Jun 14, 2011 Stratos Genomics Raises $2.1M, Outlines Technology on Website Premium Jun 8, 2011 Stratos Genomics Raises $2.1M Sep 7, 2010 Sequencing Startup Stratos Genomics Raises $4M Sep 7, 2010 Stratos Genomics Raises $4M in Series A Financing to Develop Low-Cost Sequencing Technology Premium Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.