Monica Heger tracks trends in next-generation sequencing for research and clinical applications for GenomeWeb.
ReadCoor is currently using its its technology to map neural circuits in the brain and has projects in the pipeline related to oncology and infectious disease.
The researchers also plan to analyze how payors make coverage decisions for NGS-based gene panels, exome, and whole-genome sequencing clinical tests.
Researchers have shown that metagenomic sequencing on the MinIon can identify the pathogen and antimicrobial resistance profile of UTIs in several hours.
In a proof-of-principle study, researchers showed that plasmid-based spike-in controls could help with quality control in clinical NGS test development.
The Shenzhen-based nonprofit research institute will be equipped with NGS instruments developed by BGI and will include a biorepository and bioinformatics center.
The Johns Hopkins University spinout has shifted from being research-oriented to focusing on bringing clinical tests through regulatory requirements.
Despite recent bills that argue the advent of NIPS will increase abortion, researchers say that there is not yet enough data.
The researchers demonstrated their Nanocall software on both E. coli and human DNA samples, showing it is comparable to an older version of the cloud-based software.
The startup, which was founded in 2015 by former BGI employees, is developing next-generation sequencing tests for cancer applications.
Many sequencing studies are not powered to be able to detect population-specific cancer-related mutations in ethnic minorities.
In Nature this week: genetic link between birth weight and adult-onset diseases, and more.
Even with all the current enthusiasm for gene therapies, Tech Review cautions that they are mostly in the early stages of development.
DNA phenotyping puts a potential face to a suspect in a nearly 25-year-old murder, the AP reports.
Researchers discuss the need for antibody standards at a meeting, NPR reports.