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The institute offers a rapid whole-genome sequencing test designed to diagnose infants and children suspected of having a rare genetic condition.

The single-cell and spatial genomics company is planning a 50 percent increase in headcount, including the addition of 100 people to its commercial organization.

Using metagenomic and bacterial reference genome sequences, researchers assembled a collection of bacteriophage genomes from individuals around the world.

With $1.2 billion in funding earmarked for more than 40 projects, the portfolio represents a path out of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic for the US.

Net loss for Q4 and the year included a $406.9 million in-process research and development expense related to the acquisitions of ReadCoor and Cartana.

One of the ancient mammoths sequenced belongs to a previously unknown lineage that hybridized with woolly mammoths to give rise to Columbian mammoths.

The administration will expand COVID-19 testing for schools and underserved populations, increase manufacturing of testing supplies, and increase genomic sequencing.

LifeLabs and Multiplex Genomics, a University of Guelph spinout, will work together to provide SARS-CoV-2 testing in Canada and track variants of the virus.

Using whole-genome sequence data for thousands of African American individuals, researchers teased out ancestry effects on polygenic risk of the conditions.

BioIQ will offer Fulgent's next-generation sequencing-based coronavirus assay on its diagnostic testing platform.

One study found new risk loci for Alzheimer's disease, while the other focused on Lewy body dementia risk.

Illumina's sequencing business has returned to pre-pandemic levels and the company projects it to grow in the early part of 2021.

The company's fourth quarter and full-year revenues of $953 million and $3.24 billion, respectively, matched estimates released last month.

The group is validating a next-generating sequencing assay that detects EGFR mutations in ultrashort circulating tumor DNA in matched plasma and saliva samples.

Genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, and post-transcriptional modification features in nearly 100 GBM tumors offered clues to tumor biology, revealing four immune subtypes.

The company said it plans to use the funds to build out its annotated immune cell atlas and to expand its functional genomics capabilities.

Q4 revenues totaled $27.1 million, down from $27.9 million in Q4 of 2019 but beating the average Wall Street estimate of $25.4 million.

In the first 53,831 samples, the researchers detected more than 410 million variants. almost 80 percent of which had not been described before.

Life Genomics markets a noninvasive prenatal test for chromosomal abnormalities, a genetic disease carrier test, and an Alzheimer's disease risk test.

The company plans to use the new funding, which will come from the sale of convertible senior notes due 2028, to support unspecified future growth initiatives.


New analyses indicate the P.1 variant found in Brazil may be able to infect people who have already had COVID-19, the New York Times reports.

According to CNBC, Novavax's CEO says its vaccine could be authorized in the US as early as May.

The US National Institutes of Health has a new initiative to address structural racism in biomedical research.

In PNAS this week: GWAS of TLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis, analysis of twins with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and more.