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.

The firm has taken full ownership of its CLIA-certified joint venture laboratory in a bid to bail it out, and is raising money to continue operations.

Canadian researchers have added to the growing body of evidence supporting the use of sequencing to diagnose suspected genetic disorders in newborns admitted to the NICU.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based barcodes to trace cell lineages, and more.

The director of the National Institutes of Health Francis Collins sang the national anthem this week before a baseball game.

French researchers criticize unexpected government plan to cut research funding, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: genetic mechanism through which some cancers evade the immune system, and more.

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.