May 17, 2013
Philips Research is developing a software platform intended to help oncologists analyze, interpret, and interactively present data from next-generation sequencing instruments in order to prioritize treatment for cancer patients.
Apr 10, 2013
WASHINGTON – At this week's annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, a number of similarities emerged among labs offering cancer gene panels on next-gen sequencing platforms.
Mar 27, 2013
The Cleveland Clinic is a month into a pilot program to test whether electronic health record alerts can serve as an effective way to integrate pharmacogenetic-informed prescribing into standard clinical practice.
Mar 19, 2013
At the recent annual meeting of the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities in Palm Springs, Calif., two groups launched online resources intended to match researchers with sequencing and other scientific services, joining several players who are similarly looking to serv
Mar 13, 2013
Next-generation sequencing is steadily gaining acceptance in the healthcare community, but even ardent supporters of the technology cautioned at a recent conference that the approach should not be considered a silver bullet that can solve all previously intractable medical cases,
Jan 22, 2013
According to a recent survey of genomic researchers, overall microarray spending will be flat in 2013 as compared to 2012, as an increase in spending on structural variation arrays will be offset by a drop in expression arrays.
Jan 22, 2013
According to a recent survey of genomic researchers, Illumina's MiSeq is the most usable desktop sequencer on the market now, though Life Technologies' Ion Torrent PGM is better in terms of run time and instrument price.
Dec 3, 2012
Big Bioinformatics Hopes
Indiana University has ambitious life science computing plans for its upcoming petaflop-scale Big Red II supercomputer.
Nov 30, 2012
Australia's Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative hosts the fastest life science supercomputer in the world, according to the most recent version of the Top500 list released earlier this month.