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. 

Both institutions aim to develop novel liquid biopsy approaches that would improve physicians' ability to diagnose, monitor, and treat cancer patients. 

In Nature this week: sequencing technique to uncover plant disease-resistance genes, and more.

In a Science Translational Medicine opinion piece, a Merck executive suggests that universities offer money-back guarantees on their research.

NantKwest's Patrick Soon-Shiong received some $148 million in compensation in 2015.

With sequencing moving toward applications, Illumina CEO Francis deSouza says his company has even more to offer, Fast Company reports.

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.