Respondents to GenomeWeb's salary survey reported variations in their salaries that varied by sector.
The survey, conducted by SeraCare Life Sciences and GenomeWeb, asked more than 150 individuals working on clinical NGS about their quality control practices.
Although people have greater access to personalized drugs and tests than ever before, a survey by GenomeWeb and the PMC shows public awareness isn't improving.
More than a third of NGS users plan to purchase a new sequencing system within a year, according to the survey, conducted by GenomeWeb and investment bank William Blair.
According to survey results presented at ASHG, most genetics experts support somatic and germline gene editing, though few favor trait enhancement.
There are signs that doctors may be moving away from experimental precision therapy options in favor of immunotherapy and the chance at longer survival.
In a survey of 132 oncologists, Medscape tracked how they are using next-generation sequencing and what they think of its clinical utility.
There is significant interest in technologies that provide long-range genomic information, but only among a subset of users.
Only 5 percent of respondents said they got tested through a consumer genomics firm, but the future market could be worth as much as $7 billion, analysts at UBS estimated.
Researchers examined the patient-physician relationship after sharing personal genetic testing results and found that patients may have certain expectations.
The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.
In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.
The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.
In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.