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Fluidigm's Biomark HD microfluidic platform will enable more than 180,000 real-time PCR tests to be run over the next 90 days to potentially support COVID-19 screening.
The Helsinki-based firm is making its panel available for free to people who already have been genotyped by consumer genomics services or biobanks.
Veracyte has obtained rights to a 52-gene signature developed by Yale researchers to predict disease progression in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The team characterized immune, viral load, and age differences in children with severe responses to respiratory syncytial virus using an integrated analytical strategy.
An analysis of almost 43,000 individuals under 17 years suggests polygenic scores for adult conditions such as depression may coincide with childhood psychopathology.
Combining questionnaire-derived phenotyping with hospital diagnoses increases the power to tease out genetic associations within biobank data.
Drawing from its massive consumer genetic dataset and longitudinal survey data, 23andMe is searching for genetic features that might influence the severity of SARS-CoV-2 infections.
The investment bank said the company's molecular diagnostics have the potential to replace microarrays for cytogenetics analysis.
The company said its product and services revenues were about $24.5 million for the quarter, 15 percent higher than the same period last year.
Women with breast cancer from Peru, Mexico, or Colombia who had greater Indigenous American ancestry were more likely to have HER2-positive tumors.
Using data for more than half a million individuals, researchers identified 449 refractive area-related loci, including 336 sites not linked to the eye condition in the past.
Investigators worldwide are sharing data to search for features in the human genome that might contribute to COVID-19 susceptibility or progression.
High throughput and deep coverage have allowed firms like Olink and Somalogic to make inroads, especially among researchers working outside proteomics.
The company said the test achieved 100 sensitivity and 100 percent specificity in a study of 210 samples that included 44 from COVID-19 patients.
The partners' "COVID-19 task force" will invest in ePlex molecular testing platforms from GenMark Diagnostics to quadruple UCSF's testing capacity.
The study suggested that ALL glucocorticoid resistance stemming from alterations that drive down CELSR2 levels might be combated with the BCL2-targeting drug venetoclax.
Genomica, a PharmaMar Group company, has developed kits based on real-time PCR and its CLART low-density microarray technology.
Some of the market's most influential voices, including Kári Stefánsson and Linda Avey, believe that consumer genomics is not on the way out but rather experiencing a period of transition.
A genetic analysis based on more than 32,000 individuals living in the US traced the ancestry, historical migration, and other patterns present in populations around the country.
A retrospective cohort study uncovered microRNA signatures that could tell lung cancer patients apart from others, including patients with other, non-tumor lung conditions.
Nature News reports that recent proposed changes to the US National Science Foundation have raised concerns about a shift away from the agency's focus on basic research.
Noel Rose, the "father of autoimmunity," has died at 92, the Washington Post reports.
According to CNN, Legionella was discovered in buildings leased by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they reopened following coronavirus pandemic-related closures.
In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of malaria parasite populations in Southeast Asia, genomic surveillance of yellow fever virus in São Paulo, and more.