Conducting studies on Latina and African-American women produces population-specific insights on the genetics of the disease that aren't possible to glean in European-heavy GWAS.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers found that disease risk loci overlap with transcription factor binding sites.

Presentations largely reflected negatively on the utility of PD-L1 for stratifying response, but pivotal new data on tumor mutational burden as assessed by Foundation Medicine's genomic sequencing panel.

Plenary session Chairwoman Elaine Mardis said the presentations made it clear how great the need is for interdisciplinary science as data becomes ever more complex.

A Color Genomics collaborator reported that nearly half of first-degree relatives who were invited for reduced-cost testing in cancer-related genes opted to participate.

Only three out of 10 sequencing workflows detected all variants in a synthetic reference sample, according to a study presented at ACMG.

Mice in New York harbor both antibiotic-resistant bacteria and novel viruses, according to a new analysis of their fecal microbiomes.

Human Heredity and Health in Africa Initiative has issued guidelines for genomic research in the region, according to Nature News.

The Associated Press reports that an ethicist predicts that prenatal diagnosis and other advances will lead to more choices being available to prospective parents.

In Genome Biology this week: approach to analyze alternative polyadenylation, algorithm to predict transcriptomic structural variations, and more.

This case study shows how the University Medical Center (UMC)
Utrecht Genetics Department built a foundation to efficiently transition to
whole genome sequencing with combined CNV and SNV analysis on the
same data set.

With increased biomarker and specialty lab data being incorporated into FDA submissions, drug developers are running into challenges as they prepare data that comply with new regulatory requirements. Precision for Medicine's experts present a case study for addressing these challenges and provide a solution.

Mar
23
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HTG Molecular

In this webcast, the performance of the HTG EdgeSeq miRNA Whole Transcriptome Assay (WTA) is evaluated using the samples and methods from the miRQC study.