Researchers described diet-related patterns of gut microbial diversity, microbiome ties to psychiatric disease, and more.
The NGS-based test improves on a previous PCR-based version and detects circulating DNA from Epstein Barr virus that is shed from cancer cells.
Illumina said the acquisition will help enable a standardized process for sequencing and analysis and speed up the time it take to get a result.
Researchers analyzed HERBY trial data to uncover a subgroup of patients with MAPK pathway alterations who had increased overall survival.
A multi-region analysis of colorectal cancers suggests samples from opposite sides of a tumor can help trace early, invasiveness-related tumor characteristics.
The study identified one genetic and three protein-based biomarkers associated with outcome in Pseudomonas bloodstream infections.
Seventy-eight percent of participants had at least one positive carrier screening result and 3.5 percent had a medically actionable secondary finding.
Baylor College of Medicine's Olga Dudchenko sad the approach could assemble de novo mammalian genomes for less than $1,000.
The revenue increase was primarily driven by collaborative development services activities with partners including Qiagen.
A study of more than 5,000 breast cancer patients found that multi-gene sequencing has rapidly replaced BRCA1/2-only tests, resulting in better pathogenic variant detection but also higher VUS rates.
The Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas includes newly generated anatomical and transcriptional profiles for dozens of tumors, combined with genomic data from TCGA.
Dramatic genetic diversity in Mycobacterium leprae isolates from medieval Europe could point to a long history or potential origins on the continent.
BC Platforms will incorporate Sentieon's next-generation sequencing data-processing software into its integrated genomics and clinical data products.
In a talk at the meeting, Riken's Piero Carninci described the RADICL-seq tool he and his colleagues developed.
Independent research teams identified and sequenced hepatitis B strains going back thousands of years from samples in Europe, uncovering now-extinct lineages.
The firm said it would likely do a joint submission of its ctDNA assay to the FDA and CMS for approval and a national coverage determination.
A new study suggests that enhanced tumor clone frequencies, found by T cell receptor beta gene sequencing, coincide with poorer mycosis fungoides outcomes.
Using genome sequences for hundreds of ancient individuals, researchers have analyzed population dynamics and displacements around the Eurasian steppe.
Under the terms of the agreement, Oxford Nanopore Technologies will not sell its 2D sequencing products in the UK and in Germany for five years.
The molecular diagnostics firm recognized $62.3 million in first quarter 2018 revenues, and it processed more than 164,000 tests.
US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.
A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.
The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.
In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.