BostonGene BostonGene Closes $150M Series B Funding Round The firm will use the financing to further the development, clinical expansion, and international availability of its Tumor Portrait tests. BostonGene Adds Tumor Microenvironment Subtyping to Multi-Biomarker Cancer Profiling Test Premium The company hopes to validate its Tumor Portrait Test through several planned and ongoing clinical trials, while beginning to offer it overseas. BostonGene Partners with NEC to Offer Tumor Portrait Tests Internationally NEC, an investor in BostonGene, will initially help provide Tumor Portrait to hospitals in Japan using its healthcare and life science network. MD Anderson, BostonGene Ink Collaboration to Develop Cancer Diagnostics The partners will validate therapeutically actionable cancer biomarker targets and develop multiple tests from this research. Breaking News People in the News at Genomill, Oxford Nanopore, Myriad Genetics, More Single-Cell Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Uncovers Two Epithelial-Cell Based Subtypes New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, Beckman Coulter, Oncologica, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, Invitae, Grail, Mainz Biomed, Molzym, More GenomeWeb Top 40 Down 5 Percent in June, Tracking Broader Market Decline The Scan Pig Organ Transplants Considered The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans. 'Poo-Bank' Proposal Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases. Spurred to Develop Again New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing. Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.