Andrew Han covers breaking news for GenomeWeb. He tracks companies in the sequencing and diagnostic markets.
A little-studied aspect of Thermococcus sp. DNA polymerase may become the foundation for a new sequencing-by-synthesis chemistry.
Two BioRxiv preprints describe new algorithms that the developers say can accelerate the pace of genome analysis.
The international firm is one of several pharmaceutical companies emphasizing new single-cell technologies to improve existing drugs and find new ones.
The immune sequencing firm is working on kit-ifying its two existing tests, as well as developing a second clinical test and expanding the label for clonoSeq.
Illumina plans to upgrade all its NIPT customers to version 2 of its VeriSeq solution over the next year.
The Methyl-HiC assay, which combines epigenetic and genome structure analyses, comes from a lab with a history of commercializing tests.
Using 10x Genomics' immune profiling and ATAC-seq assays, the researchers upended the notion that cancer-fighting T cells come from within a tumor.
The firm said it is helping customers convert from SNP genotyping arrays to an NGS workflow, which may allow it to access the ag-bio and direct-to-consumer markets.
X Gen US, a California startup led by a veteran sequencing tools developer, says its kits can create single-cell RNA-seq libraries in less than two hours.
The software firm will use NGS data from patient biopsies to create molecular profiles and offer individualized cancer treatment recommendations.
Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.
A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.
Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.
In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.