NEW YORK, Oct 17 – Eric Lander, director of the Whitehead Institute/MIT Center for Genome Research, has developed a method that can genotype hundreds of different SNPs simultaneously.

“Current genotyping methods are suitable for studying individual loci or at most a handful at a time,” Lander and his colleagues said in a paper published in the Oct. 24 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science , describing their new multiplexed method of SNP genotyping.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Hundreds of scientists have signed a letter criticizing the open-access Plan S, ScienceInsider reports.

NPR speaks with Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) about the US House of Representatives science committee.

A start-up company aiming to match cancer patients to treatments closes after about six weeks, Stat News reports.

In PLOS this week: somatic mutation associations unearthed in thousands of cancer exomes, pathogen detection assay, and more.