AGBT New Method Optimizes Conversion of Illumina Libraries for Nanopore Sequencing Premium The method converts short fragments from Illumina libraries into long DNA molecules, promising MinIon sequencing at comparable cost and accuracy to the Illumina MiSeq. New Cas9 Enrichment Method Improves Targeted Nanopore Sequencing Premium The method, which incorporates a background reduction step into the existing approach, reported higher on-target sequencing depth and end-to-end read length. AGBT Showcases Diversity of Spatial Genomics Technologies Premium At the first live AGBT meeting since February 2020, vendors of spatial transcriptomics and proteomics platforms showed just how far the market has come in two years. Hartwig Medical Foundation Promotes Routine WGS-Based Cancer Diagnostics in the Netherlands Premium The Netherlands nonprofit has developed a fully automated cancer WGS data curation pipeline and is providing a cancer diagnostic service to hospitals. New Sequencing Companies Raise Hopes, Eyebrows at AGBT Premium With nearly half a dozen new short-read sequencing instruments slated for release in the US over the next year or two, it appears that competition is on its way. Jun 8, 2022 Olink Working With Singular Genomics, Element, Ultima on NGS-Based Proteomics Assays Mar 5, 2021 Spatial Omics Firms Use AGBT as Launchpad for New Tech Premium Feb 27, 2020 As MGI Preps US Launch of Sequencers, Customers From Europe and Canada Report Initial Results Premium Feb 27, 2020 MGI Unveils 'Extreme Throughput' Sequencing Platform at AGBT to Enable $100 Human Genome Feb 26, 2020 Miroculus Launches Digital Microfluidics Sample Prep System at AGBT, Explores New Applications Premium Feb 25, 2020 ReadCoor Launches Spatial Multiomics Platform at AGBT Premium Feb 25, 2020 10x Genomics Unveils 2020 New Product Pipeline at AGBT Premium Mar 26, 2019 New Human Genome Reference Projects Combine Long Nanopore Reads, Other Data Types Premium Mar 11, 2019 New IDT Multiplexed Target Amplification Technology Promises High Specificity Premium Mar 7, 2019 PacBio Shares Early-Access Customer Experiences, New Applications for Sequel II Premium Mar 6, 2019 Belgian Nanoelectronics Firm Imec Developing Solid State Nanopore Technology for DNA Analysis Premium Mar 4, 2019 MGI Prepares to Sell Sequencers in North America, Europe; Announces Proprietary Sequencing Chemistry Premium Mar 4, 2019 Spatial Genomics a Hot Topic at AGBT as 10x Genomics, NanoString Prepare to Launch Products Premium Feb 28, 2019 Geisinger, Johns Hopkins Testing Liquid Biopsy Assay for Early Cancer Detection Mar 7, 2018 New Sample Prep Techniques Enable Targeted Long-Read Sequencing Premium Feb 20, 2018 Stanford, Dovetail Develop Method to Detect Structural Variants From Fixed Tumor Samples Premium Feb 16, 2018 At AGBT, Researchers Discuss Direct RNA Sequencing, Pursuit of Ever Longer Reads on MinIon Premium Feb 15, 2018 10x Genomics Previews New Single-Cell Assays at AGBT Premium Feb 15, 2018 Early-Access Customers Report on NanoString's Sequencing and Digital Spatial Profiling Technologies Premium Sep 18, 2017 AGBT Precision Health Panel Discussion on Returning Genomic Test Results Reveals Many Uncertainties Premium Load More Breaking News Bio-Rad Laboratories, Cytek Biosciences Partner on Flow Cytometry Reagents Tecan Inks Deals for NGS Library Prep System With Element Biosciences, Singular Genomics Genomenon, Flagship Biosciences Partner on Biomarker Discovery, Companion Dx Development Velsera to Integrate Arima Genomics Gene Fusion Test in Pierian Clinical Platform Evonetix Raises $24M in Extended Series B Funding Round The Scan Study Points to Tuberculosis Protection by Gaucher Disease Mutation A mutation linked to Gaucher disease in the Ashkenazi Jewish population appears to boost Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistance in a zebrafish model of the lysosomal storage condition, a new PNAS study finds. SpliceVault Portal Provides Look at RNA Splicing Changes Linked to Genetic Variants The portal, described in Nature Genetics, houses variant-related messenger RNA splicing insights drawn from RNA sequencing data in nearly 335,700 samples — a set known as the 300K-RNA resource. Automated Sequencing Pipeline Appears to Allow Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Lineage Detection in Nevada Study Researchers in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics describe and assess a Clear Labs Dx automated workflow, sequencing, and bioinformatic analysis method for quickly identifying SARS-CoV-2 lineages. UK Team Presents Genetic, Epigenetic Sequencing Method Using enzymatic DNA preparation steps, researchers in Nature Biotechnology develop a strategy for sequencing DNA, along with 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, on existing sequencers.