Genome & Genetics News from GenomeWeb

Researchers narrowed in on a HMGA2 gene haplotype that became more common in small-beaked medium ground finches competing for food during a drought.

A University of Pittsburgh research team used a novel computational approach to uncover the protein interactions, which may be potential treatment targets.

Questions remain about how the €6.7 billion ($7.6 billion) pledged for the implementation of the European Open Science Cloud over the next four years will be spent.

Dana-Farber and the Broad are using social media to identify extraordinary responders and other outlier patients to study what makes them genetically unique.

The pharma company will analyze genomic and clinical data from 2 million individuals over the next 10 years to drive drug development across its entire portfolio. 

The company had previously adjusted its Q1 revenue guidance from the end of 2015 downward on lower-than-expected adoption of the test during the quarter.

BGI CEO Ye Yin says that mapping variation within the human genome will bring a "big data revolution" to healthcare, Wired UK writes.

All the images that investigators produce through their research present a challenge to share, Nature News reports.

The House of Representatives science committee has approved a measure that includes new rules for large National Science Foundation projects, ScienceInsider reports.

In PLOS this week: founder mutation linked to some leukoencephalopathy cases, transcript and protein profiles of the kissing bug, and more.

Sep
30

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

Developments in scientific research are outpacing the IT infrastructure lifecycle. Avere Systems worked with Cambridge HealthTech Institute to survey 100 professionals responsible for storage in research environments. This report looks at the results of this unique survey and shares insights into the challenges expressed by respondents, like:

  • What respondents felt were their biggest issues
  • What is needed
  • Benchmarks for comparison
Jun
23
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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.