Two ancient DNA studies published today examined admixture and genetic changes among Iberian populations, starting from the Paleolithic Era.
Researchers identified blood lipid-associated adipose tissue methylation marks with an epigenome-wide association study on obese individuals undergoing bariatric surgery.
The in vitro diagnostic uses next-generation sequencing to detect clinically actionable genetic variants to guide therapy selection for cancer patients.
The company hopes to commercialize the assay, and is pursuing a larger validation study, but may face competitors who have also staked claims for this indication.
The company will launch a clinical version of its liquid biopsy assay in the second quarter and plans to launch clinical trials that make the case for reimbursement.
The company — a spinout of the New York Genome Center — said it will use the funding in part to develop its technologies for new applications in agriculture.
The company is developing dedicated product lines for next-generation sequencing that incorporate a thermal cycler capable of 35-minute PCR.
The company ran 668,600 tests during the year, a 30 percent increase from its 2017 testing volume.
The VA decided to bring this testing in house to streamline and standardize the process for doctors and gauge markers that are relevant to the veteran population.
The company also said it has been awarded a research sequencing grant from Illumina Accelerator.
Researchers brought together blood transcriptomic, metabolomic, proteomic, and immune cell profiles for dozens of West African and Australasian infants.
The test will leverage next-generation sequencing to sequence PCR amplicons of the UL54 and UL97 genes in which drug resistance with CMV has been associated.
With single-cell RNA-seq on thousands of cells from the lateral hypothalamic area of male and female mice, researchers saw dozens of glutamatergic and GABAergic neuron types.
Early-access users have used IDT's rhAmpSeq technology to create genetic marker maps for plants and to validate off target events in gene editing.
Using BGI's sequencing technology, the firms plan to commercialize Natera's Signatera test in China and to develop reproductive health tests in "select markets."
The agency said it is sensitive to stakeholder concerns and is working with MACs to adjust claims processing systems.
The researchers analyzed samples from 60 countries to find antimicrobial resistance gene levels correlated with economic, health, and environmental factors.
The study, which is recruiting 1,130 children with undiagnosed genetic diseases, is testing two web-based interactive tools.
Genomic and transcriptomic data for almost 500 triple-negative breast cancer cases revealed four expression subtypes and suspected treatment targets.
Analyzing mutational signatures in cancer cell lines and xenografts, investigators identified mutagenic processes that do or don't remain active in vitro.
Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.
Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.
Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.
In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.