Genome & Genetics News from GenomeWeb

NextGxDx estimates more than 60,000 genetic test products would come under FDA oversight, which, if accurate, industry players fear would overburden test developers.

Digital PCR can better detect low levels of chronic myeloid leukemia in patients than other PCR-based approaches, according to Imperial College London researchers.

Two separate studies concluded that in most SEO cancer cases what they are seeing are two separate early-stage tumors, instead of late-stage cancer.

Tataa will distribute the single-cell whole-genome amplification products in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic.

In PNAS this week: researchers identify the characteristic genomic features of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.

A technology that has the potential to make species go extinct could be used against the Zika virus. 

University of the Republic postdoc Victor Morais says researchers should be careful of the open access journals they choose to publish in.

If science funding agencies can talk tough about sexual harassers, shouldn't they also put their talk into action?

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

Lucigen has developed an NGS library technology that generates 20 kb mate pair reads that jump across repetitive elements found in microbial genomes (www.lucigen.com/matepair), which dramatically improves the success of assembly de novo by resolving repeat elements and ordering contigs. Six microbial genomes have been assembled de novo and completely closed and finished using Lucigen’s NxSeq® 20 kb mate pair library kit, a companion fragment library, and SPAdes assembly software.

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