Andrew Han covers breaking news for GenomeWeb. He tracks companies in the sequencing and diagnostic markets.
A new sequencing-based method developed by Duke University's Kate Meyer is one of several that can detect RNA methylation without the use of antibodies.
Last week's SynBioBeta conference was indicative of the high degree of interest in the synthetic bio space from omics research tool vendors.
A new study in Science used allele-specific expression data to find candidate genes that may have contributed to mendelian muscle disease in patients.
The San Diego-based DNA synthesis firm this week announced $12.2 million in Series A funding, but has plans to expand the round.
The firm is part of a research consortium that is led by Mount Sinai and includes Fluidigm to develop a device to detect epigenetic signatures of WMD exposure.
At Belgium's VIB, researchers have designed custom panels with CNV detection in mind to get better data on single-cell genomic changes during cancer treatment.
10x CEO and Cofounder Serge Saxonov reflected on how the firm's IPO got so big and how he plans to make the single-cell analysis firm even bigger.
A study published this week describing the new approach shows higher resolution than an earlier method that 10x Genomics is commercializing.
The San Diego-based firm has developed a new extracellular RNA sequencing method that it believes could be used for cancer diagnostics.
The firm did not disclose the size of the funding, which is helping it build on its Centrellis Health Intelligence Platform and move to whole-exome sequencing.
In PLOS this week: preconception carrier screening program results, comparative genomics-based analysis of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and more.
Canadian regulators are beginning to share information from new drug studies, Undark reports.
In a column at the Dallas Morning News, the Stanley Medical Research Institute's E. Fuller Torrey says the Human Genome Project hasn't delivered on promised results.
Researchers explore a possible genetic cause for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, KOMO News reports.