Genetics, Genomics & Molecular Diagnostics News

The company emerged from stealth mode this month and traces roots to both rocket maker SpaceX and the shuttered sequencing company Halcyon Molecular. 

Proponents believe the Million European Genomes Alliance will spur research, stimulate the life sciences economy, and ultimately improve clinical care.

Meeting organizer Jennifer Doudna explained how CRISPR has become an everyday research tool and how next year's meeting will feature more diverse applications.

The study confirmed 17 previously identified loci, and uncovered 14 new ones that researchers hope can improve understanding of BCC pathogenesis and inform strategies for prevention.

The company is also developing a next-generation sequencing product that may be applied at the point of need to test for bloodstream infections and later as a liquid biopsy for cancer.

The company is also developing a next-generation sequencing product that may be applied at the point of need to test for bloodstream infections and later as a liquid biopsy for cancer.

In Nature this week: SNP reference panel from the Haplotype Reference Consortium, and more.

Halloran Consulting's Laurie Halloran lists at Stat News the mistakes she sees startup companies make when pursuing a clinical trial.

MIT researchers are using bees to collect and visualize urban microbiome samples, Wired reports.

Reliance on Excel leads to errors in gene name lists, a new Genome Biology paper 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.