Genetics, Genomics & Molecular Diagnostics News

LabCorp plans to acquire all of Sequenom's outstanding stock for $2.40 per share.

Barley field in Lancaster County, Penn.

An international team of researchers sequenced 6,000-year-old barley grains from the Judean Desert.

ACMG said in a position statement that NIPS can replace conventional screening for Patau, Edwards, and Down syndrome in most women.

A group from the University of Minnesota found that quantitative and qualitative errors in NGS library prep could be eliminated by changing four parameters in a common workflow.

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 identified two cases with biallelic mutations in MSH3 in exome sequences from more than 100 patients with unexplained colorectal adenomatous polyposis.

Theresa May tries to reassure researchers about the UK's commitment to science, New Scientist reports.

In Science this week: new single-cell RNA sequencing technique to study proliferating cells, and more.

South African researchers uncover bone cancer in an ancient hominin ancestor.

English bulldogs suffer from low genetic diversity and might have to be outbred to improve their health, according to a new study.

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.