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An analysis of B cell adaptive immune receptor sequences in 10 individuals uncovered exceptionally diverse antibody repertoires with a subset of shared antibody clonotypes.

The clearance enables 23andMe to report on the two most common variations in the MUTYH gene influencing MAP, which increases risk of CRC development.

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in a new study showing that a high tumor mutational can predict immunotherapy benefit across cancers.

One locus appears to be more common among individuals with Native American or East Asian ancestry and suggests there was convergent evolution of skin color among Eurasians.

LunaDNA parent company LunaPBS will combine its technology platform with Genetic Alliance's PEER system to advance patient-centric research.

A number of the genes implicated are also the targets of approved therapeutics or of ones under testing.

With its stock price languishing below $1, NantHealth has 180 days to come into compliance with Nasdaq listing rules.

A brief recap of Genetics/Genomics news the week of Jan 18, 2019: Fitbit, Cancer Genetics, Precipio and MakatiMed, Interpace Dignostics, and the World Health Organization.

The company has agreed to sell approximately 990,000 shares at a price of $2.25 per share, yielding about $2.2 million in gross proceeds.

Following FDA approval last October, Adaptive has now secured Medicare coverage for its NGS-based minimal residual disease assay, ClonoSeq.

Sphere Fluidics' Cyto-Mine system automates single-cell analysis, sorting, imaging, and dispensing to help speed biopharmaceutical discovery.

Fabric Genomics is providing Diagnomics with clinical decision support technology to help healthcare providers understand variants in the ACMG-59 panel.

Researchers were able to classify 1,244 of 4,585 putatively clinically relevant rare variants genotyped on the UKB microarray as high quality.

About 77 percent of the species the researchers uncovered in a human microbiome study of more than 9,000 metagenomes had never before been described.

The firm also reaffirmed its previous guidance of 10 percent growth for fiscal 2019.

Kansas State University's Barbara Valent outlined genomics research underway to combat a fungal pathogen with the potential to seriously compromise wheat production.

Qiagen's test detects the most frequently occurring somatic mutations in EGFR in less than four hours using real-time PCR on the Rotor-Gene Q platform.

The Hong Kong government has initially earmarked HK$682 million (US$87 million) and an average of HK$87 million per year for six years for the project.

The Jamaican Lion strain was sequenced and assembled with DASH funding, and will be published via "crypto-incentivized, blockchain-recorded peer review."

Within the country's first whole-genome sequencing program, researchers hope to initially focus on identifying markers associated with hereditary diseases and cancer risk.

Bioké has signed a number of recent distribution deals covering the the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg including ones with Syntec and Namocell.

At the PAG conference, researchers said they are sequencing 100 tomato genomes in 100 days using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon and a pipeline for maximizing SV diversity.

A Chinese research team examined why cancer cell populations that amass deleterious mutations do not undergo population extinction.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.