Genome & Genetics News from GenomeWeb
Elaine Mardis, Richard Wilson

The recruitment of Rick Wilson and Elaine Mardis from Washington University in St. Louis was made possible by a new $10 million gift from the Nationwide Foundation.

Four patients still want the government to investigate their allegations against Myriad, even though the firm complied with their data request at the last hour.

In a complaint filed yesterday, Foundation claims that the Guardant360 test infringes its US Patent No. 9,340,830.

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research's Mark Cowley said his lab has a more than 50 percent diagnostic rate for rare, monogenic diseases.

In PLOS this week: canine GWAS of skeletal syndromes, Chagas disease outcomes and genetic ancestry, and more.

A team describes its idea for a clinical trial data-sharing database, called Vivli, ScienceInsider reports.

One case illustrates how DNA evidence can incriminate an innocent person, Scientific American says.

A lack of stability in research funding drives researchers away from academia, researchers write at eLife.

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.