The field needs a database that can help inform variant classifications reported to patients, but Quest finds most publicly available resources aren't robust enough for this purpose.

Clinical applications for the approach are already at hand, and are poised to expand as companies solidify the clinical validity and utility data behind their platforms.

The three viruses targeted by the assay are covered under a California law requiring the testing of citrus nursery trees.

NIH Director Francis Collins today posted a position statement outlining a policy not to fund any use of gene editing technologies in human embryos.

Besides optimizing open-source code, the company has forged focused partnerships with multiple bioinformatics firms including Edico Genome and Curoverse. 

Diagnostic sequencing will be done on the Illumina HiSeq X Ten, the HiSeq 2500, and the NextSeq 500 in HudsonAlpha's CLIA-certified Genomics Services Laboratory.

In PNAS this week: genomic study of group B Streptococcus evolution, selection on the X chromosome in great apes, and more.

Changing the fat and fiber content of people's diets affects their gut microbiome, metabolome, and colon cancer risk, researchers say.

Broken links are found throughout academic publications, and some services are trying to combat such link decay.

Nick Stockton at Wired says that a pause in studying genome-editing tools should be used to find a path forward.

May
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease. 

Grace Bio-Labs has developed the ArrayCAM Microarray System, a complete protein microarray analytical solution comprised of high protein- binding porous nitrocellulose (PNC), multi-color quantum nanocrystal detection labels, rapid image acquisition instrumentation including automated software analysis to overcome typical challenges associated with the precise study of cell signaling pathways such as sensitivity for detection of low abundance proteins and consistent data normalization.

Apr
29
Sponsored by
Covance

This on-demand webinar reviews 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.