Biomarker Discovery & Validation

News on biomarker discovery and validation for research and diagnostic use in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

CytoReason's machine-learning algorithms extract information from multi-omic measurements to improve indication prioritization and highlight new treatment targets.

Jean-Laurent Casanova aims to identify single-gene mutations that compromise the immunity of normally healthy individuals and lead to severe infectious disease.

Owlstone will give AstraZeneca access to its Breath Biopsy Services to identify breath-based biomarkers for stratifying and treating asthma and COPD patients.

CU Denver and UC San Francisco teams are independently performing whole-genome sequencing to find genes involved in reduced efficacy of a common bronchodilator drug.

The researchers found that the expression of certain genes was better at helping them predict when Ebola would develop than indications of infection like fever.

What happens to scientific papers when certain journals are no longer published? Some scientists are trying to make sure they don't disappear forever.

A study in Microbiome finds that heavy drinkers have an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths.

Doctors and patients are still trying to figure out what role at-home genetic testing should play in healthcare, Newsweek says.

In Genome Research this week, mismatch repair deficiency in C. elegans, retracing transcriptions start site evolution in the human genome, and more. 

May
15
Sponsored by
Tecan

This webinar will discuss how an algorithm-driven synthetic biology system can enable engineering of biological systems for a range of applications.