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. 

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.  

Representatives from industry, academia, the FDA, and insurance companies gathered for a joint FDA- and American Association for Cancer Research-sponsored workshop.

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology's ability to test new standards and policies is hindered without $5 million Obama requested for FY2016.

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

In PLOS this week: cell-free DNA from tumors is shorter than DNA from healthy cells, type 2 diabetes-related loci, and more.

Genetic analysis confirms that blood found on leaves collected near Marche-les-Dames some 80 years ago belongs to King Albert I of Belgium.

Researchers in the US begin to seek participants for the 1 million-person precision medicine cohort, the New York Times reports.

A new report indicates that women are underrepresented among US patent holders.

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.