Andrew Han covers breaking news for GenomeWeb. He tracks companies in the sequencing and diagnostic markets.
Researchers have identified immune cell gene expression signatures that could one day be developed into tests to predict response to treatment.
Illumina said the NextSeq 2000 and NextSeq 1000 reduce run costs by up to 50 percent, compared to the NextSeq 550 model, while increasing the data output.
The study, led by NYU researchers, provides a mathematical framework to find gene sets identifiable via both methods, revealing tissue architecture.
Researchers in academia and industry are showing interest in the scale offered by Inscripta's Onyx platform for genome editing, launched in October.
A federal court said Guardant CEO Helmy Eltoukhy deleted emails pertaining to two similar cases, but it remains unclear whether he did so intentionally.
The firm, Universal Sequencing Technology, recently launched a library prep kit to get long-range information from short reads and is working on a long-read sequencing platform.
Researchers around the world said they received shipments of Flongle flow cells that didn't pass the company's quality threshold for working pores.
The seven-year grant renews funding for the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, led by Duke University and UCSF, with $15 million in 2020.
The firm said it plans to sign between five and 10 additional biopharma collaborations in fiscal year 2020, some with milestone and royalty payment structures.
The new method, called sci-Plex, combines nuclear hashing and improved single-cell combinatorial indexing RNA-seq to profile the transcriptional response of single cells.
The Los Angeles Times reports that a case of the novel coronavirus making people ill in China has been reported in the US.
A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill seeking increased funding for certain fields, including synthetic biology, ScienceInsider reports.
Discover magazine writes that paleoproteomics is increasing being used in archaeology, paleoanthropology, and paleontology, including a recent study of a 6,000-year-old ring.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: mutagenic effects of ultraviolet "A" light, post-transcription effects of synonymous mutations, and more.