NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Exome sequencing appears to hold promise for uncovering colorectal cancer culprits in individuals with a family history of the disease, though risk mutations remain to be found in many of those with familial forms of the disease, according to a study appearing online last night in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. 

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Mar
08
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Swift Biosciences

This webinar will discuss an optimized protocol for methyl-CpG binding domain sequencing (MBD-seq), which enables comprehensive, adequately powered, and cost-effective large-scale methylome-wide association studies (MWAS) of almost all 28 million CpG sites in the genome.

Mar
13
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This webinar will share how clinical genetics labs can integrate cytogenetics and molecular data to assess abnormalities using a single sample on a single workflow platform.

Apr
03
Sponsored by
Dovetail Genomics

Proximity ligation technology generates multi-dimensional next-generation sequencing data that is proving to solve unmet needs in genomic research. 

Apr
12
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

Liquid biopsies are becoming increasingly important for the detection of actionable mutations in cancer due to tumor heterogeneity as well as the practical limitations of invasive tissue biopsies.