The proceeds from the seed round will enable the company to fund the development and commercial launch of a $15 genomic test for dairy and beef cattle.
The researchers believe that by monitoring mtDNA copy number in blood, they will be able to identify people at risk for developing CHD who could benefit from preventative efforts.
Researchers analyzed the exomes of metastatic tumor samples from patients who died of breast cancer to piece together the genomic evolution.
Illumina and the H3Africa Consortium hope the array will allow future GWAS to address African genomic diversity in a way that previous chips have not.
Researchers working on the Human Functional Genomics Project have begun to unravel genetic relationships and variations in human immune response.
The company's testing was successful in more than 90 percent of cases over almost four years, and detected a wide variety of abnormalities.
Researchers who developed a DNA displacement and graphene field effect-based method to detect SNPs electrically are setting their sights on implanted probes.
Three major European genomics service providers have founded a consortium to offer cost-effective, whole-genome genotyping on a new Illumina SNP array.
A genome-wide association suggests an African-specific lincRNA allele on chromosome 7 contributes to risk of bloodstream infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Researchers found that using a genetic risk prediction model with non-BRCA-related SNPs could be used with family history to calculate women's breast cancer risk.
In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.
At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.
Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.
Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.