Genetics, Genomics & Molecular Diagnostics News

Codexis has been using its CodeEvolver platform to engineer high-performance enzymes for next-generation sequencing and PCR for in vitro diagnostics.

The proposed cut comes on the heels of a budget proposal that would reduce the NIH's fiscal year 2018 budget by 20 percent.

At the ACMG annual conference in Phoenix last week, several labs and companies discussed their efforts in healthy genome sequencing.

HHS Secretary Tom Price says the NIH budget contains unneeded expenses that can be trimmed, Stat News reports.

The chair of the House science committee says the journal Science is not objective, the Huffington Post reports.

In Nature this week: glioma GWAS uncovers new risk loci, and more.

Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos call on girls to pursue STEM careers, the Associated Press reports.

This application reports a method to monitor the common systemic response to cancer. We spectrally quantified over 200 serum proteins, and most notably enriched for sub-populations of the protease inhibitor Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, which would not have been observable without the method. From this data, we solicit that protein markers from categorical panels can distinguish a cancer serum phenotype at very early stages, possibly even before presentation of any clinical evidence.