Genomic information company, WuXi NextCODE (WXNC) has announced that it has closed on $240 million in Series B financing, led by Sequoia.
As the volume and depth of genomic data grows, bioinformaticians are translating genomic data into interpretable patterns leading to new biological insight.
Scientists have developed a new technique to crack the underlying DNA code for the ‘control dials’ that determine levels of gene activity in bacteria.
For a limited time, the cost to analyze a whole genome at 35X coverage will be $20 and take about an hour and a half, Pieter van Rooyen said.
Having worked with several big players within life sciences, Dale Yuzuki tells us how, and why he’s been lucky to have chosen a career in a rapidly expanding field.
Using an algorithm, scientists have been able to construct a ‘genetic mugshot’ by linking people’s genetic information to their facial features.
Researchers healed bone fractures by attracting stem cells to the area and injecting a mix of microbubbles and DNA encoding a bone protein at the break.
Translational Software Inc. pharmacogenomic application integrates real-time genomic decision support at the point of care.
“I’d Love to See More Community Labs and Biohackers Publish Their Projects in Open-Access Journals” – Angela Kaczmarczyk
Angela Kaczmarczyk is the co-founder of the Boston Open Science Laboratory (BosLab), a community lab in Somerville that offers lab classes.
AstraZeneca has stepped up its investment in messenger RNA drugs by spending more than 25 million euros on a research alliance with biotech start-up Ethris.
The preliminary data from the largest GWAS into clinical depression highlights that current treatments are far from perfect.
“Young Scientists and Entrepreneurs Really Should Not be Afraid to Boldly Venture in Uncharted Territory” – Hans Cobben
Hans Cobben is the CEO of Bluebee, he is a serial entrepreneur, seasoned executive, investor, enabler of start-ups and a technology genius.