Problems are inherent in using genetic databases to unearth Indigenous ancestry, but efforts are underway to help Indigenous students acquire skills and knowledge that would help them move into advisory and leadership roles withing genomic research.
Sophia Genetics, a big data analytics company that’s using artificial intelligence (AI) to help medical professionals diagnose and treat patients through genomic analysis, has raised $ 30 million in a round of funding led by Balderton Capital, with participation from 360 Capital Partners, Invoke Capital, and Alychlo. Founded out of Switzerland in 2011, Sophia Genetics […]
Reuters/Mike Segar Wuxi NextCODE, a genomic information company, has raised $ 240 million in one of the biggest rounds ever raised by a genomics company. The series B round, led by Sequoia Capital, added another $ 165 million to the $ 75 million the company raised in May. In total, the company has raised $ 255 million. The […]