NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Applied Biosystems said today that the Genome Institute of Singapore has acquired three SOLiD DNA sequencing systems for use in studying the genetic underpinnings of cancer and other diseases.
 
GIS already had one SOLiD system on site, according to ABI. Researchers at the institute are studying how structural variants, such as copy number variations, single-base duplications, inversions, translocations, insertions, and deletions, contribute to the development of cancer.
 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.