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The team reported that its coordinated formation of paired single-stranded DNA breaks yielded higher frequencies of accurately edited cells.

The company is developing a bioinformatics platform that searches billions of molecules to generate a library of compounds to manipulate cell biology.

The biggest losers following the release of the preliminary PAMA rates may be Quest and LabCorp, analysts said today. 

The company develops technologies for single-cell analysis for use in understanding patient responses to immunotherapies.

Telehealth startup PWNHealth will provide physician oversight services to Sema4's recently launched CarrierChek product, allowing for a nationwide rollout.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in Genentech's new microfluidics multiplex PCR sequencing method.

With this latest funding, the precision medicine company has raised $130 million to date.

The government payor proposed rates that would reduce payment by $670 million, though CMS previously estimated a $390 million cut in 2018.

Patients with PD-L1-expressing gastric or gastroesophageal junction tumors can now be identified for potential treatment with Keytruda using Agilent's assay.

An international team of researchers sequenced Dioscorea rotundata and uncovered a genomic region that appears to govern whether a plant is male or female.

The computational tools will be designed to screen DNA sequences to detect biological threats that may arise from synthetic microbial manipulation.

Verge is working with four academic institutions to create a broad resource for the translation of preclinical models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research.

The PHG Foundation's report calls for raising clinician awareness about ctDNA testing technology in order to improve patient access to targeted therapies.

The center is  developing a method to generate synthetic polymers using reengineered E. coli cells.

The company acquired GnuBio, which was developing a droplet-based sequencing platform, in 2014 for $39.7 million in cash and $10 million in contingent payments. 

The NIH is soliciting public comments on a planned update to its Genomic Data Sharing Policy that guides data management of genomic summary results.

DxTerity aims to develop a genomic blood test to identify which cancer patients are most likely to benefit from radiation therapy or are at risk for toxicity.

Researchers found evidence of widespread hunter-gatherer populations with San-related ancestry, pastoralist replacement, and more.

The companies will offer CDI's human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived tissue cells with Nanion's ion channel drug discovery and screening platform.

UgenTec and R-Biopharm's collaboration will cover the software's development, regulatory approval, and launch.

Genetic profiles generated by Thermo Fisher's Yfiler Plus PCR amplification kit can now be included in the FBI's DNA indexing system.

The company will use the net proceeds to finance its current operations and expand its US commercialization capacities for its lead product, Epi proColon.

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.