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Discovery Life Sciences Selects Othram as Forensic Casework Commercialization Partner

Othram Inc., the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, and Discovery Life Sciences™ (Discovery), the biospecimen and biomarker specialists, today announced their partnership to pair Discovery’s innovative forensic genomic research capabilities with Othram’s human identification tools and services for law enforcement.

16 November, 2021

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Othram Closes $18M Series B Funding Round to Help Law Enforcement Crack Previously Unsolvable Cases

Othram is pleased to announce that it has raised an $18 million Series B funding round to further develop the breakthrough technology that is helping investigators crack these unsolved cases. The round was led by Gigafund, a venture fund known for its large investments in companies like SpaceX. With the new funding round, Othram will accelerate the development of its genetic testing platform and expand operations throughout North America.

16 September, 2021

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Othram and DoeNetwork Collaborate to Reunite the Missing and Unidentified Back to Family

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, has announced a joint initiative with the DoeNetwork, a global volunteer organization that advocates for cold cases involving missing and unidentified persons. The collaboration aims to raise awareness, funding, and other resources to help solve cold cases.

29 July, 2021

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Othram Launches KinSNP™ Priority Service for Rapid Familial Relationship Testing

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, has announced a new priority service, KinSNP™, which enables rapid confirmation or exclusion of candidate relationships between an unknown subject and potential relatives in support of forensic genetic genealogy applications. The entire process is performed offline and there is no interaction with genealogical databases, maximizing privacy and security.

11 January, 2021

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