The next step to sequencing organisms found on the ISS or in space is to automate sample and library prep, according to a NASA microbiologist.
The company said this study marks the first time circulating RNA has been concretely linked to IFN dysregulation in lupus patients.
The company said in December that it had identified a new pegivirus, and is now using that work to redesign an assay that could show how the virus acts in humans.
A new study from researchers at Stanford showed that nondiagnostic exomes should be re-evaluated as new data on disease-related variants is reported.
The agency is sending an Oxford Nanopore MinIon to the International Space Station to determine if the technology's microfluidic system can work in microgravity.
The first six months of the year have already seen some major deals announced, including big acquisitions by Abbott and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
The agency said researchers from around the world will have the capacity to review and submit cancer patients' genomic and clinical data.
Speakers at the CVS meeting in Florida last week spoke about the utility and effectiveness of sequencing approaches in the study of viruses.
Researchers at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research discussed their efforts to use genomics to protect patients from radiotherapy toxicity.
The VP lauded the work of the assembled researchers, offered suggestions for ways forward, and asked for their help in determining how to change the system for the better.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: ProTraits includes genetic, phenotypic data on bacteria, archaea; Candida albicans assembly 22; and more.
The Wall Street Journal reports that researchers are looking beyond Cas9 for CRISPR editing.
Familial DNA searches in criminal cases are winning over some critics, the Los Angeles Times reports.
In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.