Genetics, Genomics & Molecular Diagnostics News

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

At the National Center for Quantitative Biology of Complex Systems, scientists hope mass spec will drive new biological questions and vice versa.

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 designed software for the MinIon that enables targeted sequencing without target capture or enrichment.

The method, Magnified Analysis of the Protein (MAP), combines expandable hydrogel-tissue hybrids with antibody labeling to let scientists observe the structure of cell and tissue proteomes.

A study finds that the lower funding rate seen among women of color is more due to race than gender, according to BuzzFeed News.

In Nature this week: variant linked to obesity risk in Samoans, health of cloned animals, and more.

Researchers explore using genome editing to treat inherited eye diseases, New Scientist reports.

Olympic athletes this summer will also undergo gene doping testing, according to Wired.

Sep
30

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

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. 

May
28
Sponsored by
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This online seminar demonstrates how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease.