The vision of NantHealth's omics-driven, cloud-based precision oncology grows bigger, but technical details remain shielded.

BGI said it will make more details about the BGISEQ-500 instrument available at the 10th International Conference on Genomics in Shenzhen in October.

Early MedSeq experience shows doctors learned how to discuss and incorporate genomics into patient care and provides "some reassurance that disaster may not imminently strike."

In PLOS this week: oral microbiomes of dogs and their owners, Plasmodium vivax population structure, and more.

The American Society of Human Genetics has issued a position statement on genetic testing of children.

The White House seeks to update how biotechnology products are regulated.

Team science leads some researchers to get lost in the shuffle, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports.

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.

This technical note describes the automation of the IlluminaTruSeq Nano DNA kit on the Biomek FXP for interrogation of low-input samples down to 100 ng.

This technical note describes the automation of the Illumina TruSeq DNA PCR-Free Sample Preparation Kit on the Beckman Coulter Biomek FXP Dual-Arm System, Multichannel Pipettor and Span-8 Pipettor automated liquid handler (Biomek FXP).