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 PNAS this week: human cytomegalovirus diversity, patterns of homologous recombination in E. coli, and more.

US lawmakers are considering eliminating the medical devices tax that is part of the Affordable Care Act.

Two research teams in China home in on a gene that gives rice a long, slender shape.

Marcia McNutt, the editor-in-chief of Science, has been nominated to become president of the US National Academy of Sciences.

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).