Genome & Genetics News from GenomeWeb

The study found that ctDNA and tissue testing can fail to match up in many cases, but supports independent and complementary value for the two methods.

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Using 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing, researchers identified bacteria and archaea in the gastrointestinal tract of four North American beavers.

The CPTAC study integrated proteomic and genomic data from 77 breast cancer tumors with the aim of identifying potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets.

EEOC final rules provide employers clarity on wellness programs, but they may confuse the public about genetic privacy and anti-discrimination laws, some groups said.

The four challenges that have been planned so far tackle questions in DNA sequence alignment and gene expression analysis.

In PNAS this week: peanut subgenome progenitor sequence, homozygosity mapping and linkage analyses using exome data, and more.

Tech companies like Microsoft are looking into DNA as a data storage device, Scientific American writes.

The New York Times writes that the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology's Emmanuelle Charpentier has always been on the move, though now it's more about CRISPR.

The European Union calls for all publicly funded scientific papers to be immediately freely accessible to the public by 2020.

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.