The draft document, which includes recommendations on which molecular tests labs should perform, on what samples, and with what analytical specifications, is available for comment until April 22.

Four related studies out today describe preliminary findings from whole-genome sequences for more than 2,600 Icelanders, offering a glimpse at rarer forms of genetic variation, including loss-of-function mutations affecting both alleles of a gene.

A group of 10 so-called PediSeeker volunteers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia interpreted secondary variants in PediSeq exomes.

Scientists from Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and Signature Science published the study this week in GigaScience.

By focusing on girls with severe autism, Johns Hopkins researchers uncovered four candidate genes for the disorder, including one involved in neuronal development and chromatin biology.

Funding for the new model for facilitating basic and translational genomic science in the country will be matched by public and private donors to create 10 research "nodes."

In PLOS this week: variant linked to canine cleft lip, new compression tool, and more.

GNC will start using DNA testing to authentic the presence of plants included in its labels, following an agreement with the New York Attorney General.

Fareed Zakaria writes that instead of focusing solely on STEM-related courses, students would do well to pursue the liberal arts if they want to be technology innovators.

A Harvard Business Review study found four major patterns of gender biases and added that black and Latina scientists further had to navigate racial stereotypes.

Apr
29
Sponsored by
Covance

This online seminar will review case studies demonstrating the clinical utility of CTCs and cfDNA to define and characterize a variety of dynamic genomic changes throughout the course of cancer detection and treatment. 

Apr
15
Sponsored by
WaferGen

This live online seminar will highlight recent trends in applying next-generation sequencing in the clinical setting, with a particular focus on oncology and rare disease. 

Mar
05
Sponsored by
SomaLogic

In this archived webcast, Robert Gerszten of Massachusetts General Hospital will describe an ongoing project that is integrating metabolic and proteomic profiling to gain a better understanding of cardiometabolic disease.