golden jackal, Serengeti

Sequences from golden jackals, wolves, and other canines suggest the Africa's golden jackal is not part of the same species as golden jackals in Eurasia.

Researchers saw high recurrence risk in oropharyngeal carcinoma patients with human papillomavirus type 16 DNA in their spit samples both before and after treatment.

A Hermes Pardini Institute researcher described how a gene panel test for breast cancer uncovered variants of unknown significance and how new data changed their significance.

Pharmacogenomic analysis has become a critical part of Pfizer's drug development efforts, that Jean-Claude Marshall calls an "insurance policy" well worth the investment.

The funding will also support a partnership developing agricultural educational and training opportunities for students in genomics and bioinformatics.

In PLOS this week: gene fusion in premature ovarian failure, population patterns in the Franciscana dolphin, and more.

A National Science Foundation-funded project aims to give researchers access to a network many times faster than the Internet.

Bioethicists weigh the idea of charging patients to take part in clinical research, coming down against the approach.

Cornell's Christopher Mason and his colleagues correct their New York City microbiome study to emphasize "the difference between matching fragments of DNA from a species and a pathogen."

Lucigen has developed an NGS library technology that generates 20 kb mate pair reads that jump across repetitive elements found in microbial genomes (www.lucigen.com/matepair), which dramatically improves the success of assembly de novo by resolving repeat elements and ordering contigs. Six microbial genomes have been assembled de novo and completely closed and finished using Lucigen’s NxSeq® 20 kb mate pair library kit, a companion fragment library, and SPAdes assembly software.

Developments in scientific research are outpacing the IT infrastructure lifecycle. Avere Systems worked with Cambridge HealthTech Institute to survey 100 professionals responsible for storage in research environments. This report looks at the results of this unique survey and shares insights into the challenges expressed by respondents, like:

  • What respondents felt were their biggest issues
  • What is needed
  • Benchmarks for comparison
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This on-demand webinar demonstrates how automated liquid handling workstations can reduce bottlenecks in library preparation for next-generation sequencing, enabling scientific advances in genomics research that were not possible five years ago.