The funding will support research examining the epigenomic effects of social experiences and how they relate to health disparities.
The distribution agreement covers Zymo's nucleic acid products, including ones for DNA purification, RNA extraction, and microbiomic analysis.
The NIH has awarded $169 million this year to support 110 new projects in the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.
The deal provides Precision for Medicine with a proprietary PCR-based technology that amplifies and detects euchromatic DNA expressed exclusively by cell types of interest.
Earlier this week, the company's scientific co-founders published an improved version of the ATAC-seq method that allows them to analyze frozen tissue.
The companies will integrate Cambridge's TrueMethyl technology for oxidative bisulfite sequencing with NuGen's sequencing library preparation kits.
Investigators identified dozens of neuronal subtypes in mouse and human brain samples using single-cell methylation sequencing, including a new neuronal subtype.
Participants tried to classify samples based on the epigenomic impact of cigarette smoke cessation and aerosol from modified- or reduced-risk products.
Five three-year awards, part of a larger $100 million commitment, were given to researchers working on epigenetics and the evolution of mobile genetic elements.
The company plans to use the funds to support expansion of its commercial footprint by increasing sales and marketing efforts and new technology development.
DNA methylation changes at two markers can differentiate anal cancer and high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasms from low-grade and benign samples.
The technology is based on the work of UCLA's Steve Horvath, who has shown that DNA methylation age could predict all-cause mortality later in life.
Results from up to eight stages of mouse or human retina development highlight the importance of histone modifications and other epigenetic shifts during differentiation.
The researchers concluded that each method has its own advantages and drawbacks depending on the sample being analyzed, cost restrictions, and the question.
MDxHealth will use Ghent's methylation in situ hybridization technology to develop tests for urological cancers.
With Cas9 constructs fused to expression activators or repressors, researchers targeted chromatin-accessible sites to screen for regulatory element activity.
Zymo said it has already created optimized methods for microbiomics and RNA isolation for use on Hamilton's platforms.
The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.
This month, GWG Life began sending out cheek swab kits to life insurance policy holders to analyze their saliva for epigenetic biomarkers developed at UCLA.
Researchers showed in a new study that patterns of methylation co-occuring at different sites could help distinguish cancer DNA in the blood, and mark its original source in body.
Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.
Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.
In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.
Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.