The single-cell genomics firm will collaborate with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on a targeted sequencing panel for MRD monitoring in AML.
The company will collaborate the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, Institut Gustave Roussy in France, and the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada.
The partners will use Biolidics' circulating tumor cell retrieval system to evaluate the cells' utility as biomarkers of patient response to cancer treatment.
The new partnership will support the analysis of glycans in 30,000 human samples by the end of 2021.
The new initiative, called MEGA+, will extend the process of genomic data sharing to all medical data, including electronic health records and imaging files.
The project plans to sequence 20,000 genomes in 2019, 50,000 by the end of 2020, and a total of 100,000 by the end of 2021 using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon platform.
Evotec will access Indivumed's IndivuType multi-omics cancer database to discover and develop new precision therapeutics for colorectal cancer.
The companies will use their respective technologies to optimize the cannabinoid profiles and other traits of different cannabis varieties.
A NorthShore University HealthSystem and Color pilot picked up pathogenic variants in nearly 9 percent of unselected individuals with a hereditary cancer gene test.
The test will be designed to detect a protein biomarker in aqueous humor that can be used to determine the severity of glaucoma and to make treatment decisions.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.