Genetics, Genomics & Molecular Diagnostics News
Robin Thurston, Helix CEO

Helix plans to launch its first consumer products this year and has a goal of bringing its platform through US Food and Drug Administration clearance. 

A bacterial argonaute protein is being touted as a DNA-guided, DNA-targeting genome editor, but some scientists are having trouble reproducing those results.

Researchers designed software for the MinIon that enables targeted sequencing without target capture or enrichment.

Despite the array of tests available, some lab directors are still seeking broader functionalities and capabilities from the systems they purchase.  

BC Platforms will work with the personalized medicine firm to create a large-scale biobank of genetic and phenotypic data samples from Mexican individuals.

In PNAS this week: map of UV-induced damage in yeast genome, comparative epigenomics uncovers plant lacking key DNA methyltransferase enzyme, and more.

Researchers kick off their second Queer in STEM survey to examine what can make STEM careers welcoming, Wired reports.

A startup company is offering a test to analyze soil samples from farms for pathogens.

Prosecutors seek to introduce evidence from low-template DNA analysis in a murder case in upstate New York, the New York Times reports.

Sep
30

This webinar highlights important features and demonstrates the practical aspects of using the NCBI BLAST service.

Jun
23
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

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. 

May
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

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