Illumina's partnership with the Human Vaccines Project and Vanderbilt looks to crunch data sets billions of times larger than human genome.
By combining in vivo and in vitro proximity ligation technologies, highly accurate and contiguous genomes can help accelerate more traditional, genetic-marker based crop breeding.
The test, intended as an aid for diagnosing thyroid cancer where cytopathology is inconclusive, is now covered for around 250 million patients nationwide.
The distribution agreement covers Dovetail's genome assembly services for plant, animal, and microbial genomes.
The funding will support research projects using data from the Trans Omics for Precision Medicine program to uncover disease pathology.
Bacteria living inside human, chimp, gorilla, and monkey lice appear to have evolved alongside the parasitic pests.
Sync for Genes seeks to leverage HL7 FHIR infrastructure to communicate information from clinical genomic labs in a format for universal use across medicine.
The LIANTI method uses linear amplification to reduce biases and could have utility in preimplantation genetic screening to detect sub-chromosomal alterations.
Analyses of T cell therapy-responsive metastatic HPV-positive cervical cancers suggest the immune cells largely respond to tumor rather than viral antigens.
At the AACR annual meeting last week researchers presented new data on a range of technologies, discussed novel platforms, compared existing tools, and explored new clinical uses.
The lab-developed test will use Thermo Fisher Scientific's Ion sequencing platform and will be applicable to most childhood cancers.
The virus spread according to a gravity model between large population centers, and its movements were affected by geographical distance.
The Harvard spinout is commercializing inDrop single-cell sequencing technology developed by Allon Klein.
Ares plans to use the GEAR database to discover new markers of antibiotic resistance and will eventually develop it as an interpretation service.
The project aims to sequence the immune repertoires of study participants to spur new vaccine and immunotherapy development.
The computational method, called DeepCpG, is designed to tease out missing epigenetic marks and related DNA motifs in single-cell DNA methylation data.
A multi-region analysis of medulloblastoma and other tumor types highlighted the dramatic somatic alteration differences that can crop up within a single tumor.
The potential cross-Pacific partnership could help the Seattle-based research institute discover and define cell types in the human brain.
GenDx is planning to get CE marking for an Ion Torrent-based HLA typing workflow, to add to the firm's set of NGS solutions for transplant diagnostics.
The firm can now sell VeriSeq NIPT as a CE-IVD in Europe for trisomies 21, 18, and 13, as well as some sex chromosomal aneuploidies.
Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.
An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.
At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.
In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.