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The institute will apply long-read sequencing to the NIH All of Us program and conduct pediatric sequencing for cancer and birth defect studies.

Within the program, Ochsner is hoping to improve preventive care in certain cancer and cardiac conditions with information from genetic tests performed by Color.

Exome sequences from dozens of cervical cancer tumor or primary cell line samples revealed recurrent alterations affecting ERBB2/HER2 and PIK3CA pathways.

Circulating tumor DNA detection in stage III colon cancer patients after surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy coincided with a rise in recurrence risk.

According to simulations and a study of large families presented at ASHG this week, current polygenic scores cannot accurately predict complex human traits.

Bionano also disclosed that it is expecting to report a nearly 18 percent jump in revenues for the third quarter.

Researchers uncovered examples of potentially beneficial copy number variants introgressed from Neanderthals and Denisovans under positive selection in Melanesians.

The companies will combine clinical genetic testing services with data management technology to support precision medicine for rare diseases.

For the first phase of the SG10K project, researchers sequenced thousands of Chinese, Malay, or Indian individuals from Singapore, uncovering new variants and population insights.

The agreement enables NeuMoDx to bring sample-to-result HPV screening to customers in Europe, where its systems are distributed by Qiagen.

The German company offers rare disease genetic tests and services for clinical applications and to support clients' drug discovery and development programs.

The firm said that the second tranche is part of the financing provided by Ampersand Capital for the $23.5 million acquisition of Cancer Genetics' biopharma business earlier this year.

If the underwriters exercise their option to purchase the over-allotment in full, total gross proceeds from the offering would be $230 million.

WUSTL spinout PercayAI will provide augmented intelligence technology to Canopy Biosciences' RNA-seq and NanoString tests to inform drug discovery.

The company's revenues were driven by its centralized and point-of-care solutions as well as its molecular diagnostics business, both rising in the single digits.

The company said it processed around 200,000 tests in the third quarter, representing approximately 20 percent growth over the year-ago quarter.

A study presented at ASHG Tuesday showed that newly identified schizophrenia risk genes appear to have some overlap with genes involved in autism spectrum disorder.

Within Diagnostics, year-over-year core laboratory Q3 revenues rose 8 percent to $1.18 billion but molecular diagnostics revenues fell 8 percent to $111 million.

The company said that the decline in revenues reflected lower industry-wide reimbursement rates under PAMA.

The proceeds from the sale will go toward the planned acquisition of Curetis and to support the ongoing submission of its technology to US regulators.

The bank believes investors are too focused on the potential of PacBio's merger with Illumina falling through rather than recent developments regarding its technology.

Users can apply both companies' tools to view genomic evidence linked to disease mutations, reducing the time needed to examine a variant's pathogenicity.

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New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.

A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.

Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.

In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.