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.
GUSTO study researchers said maternal lifestyle, fetal genetic, and fetal epigenetic factors affect birth weight and early childhood adiposity.
VISION aims to provide validated regulatory modules, quantitative models for gene regulation, and guides for translating research from mouse models to human.
The agency aims to fund projects that will use functional genetics and genomics to gain insights into the molecular underpinnings of substance use disorders.
An epigenetic analysis showed that the tumors all shared a certain DNA methylation signature, but that methylation patterns varied between samples.
At the Plant and Animal Genomes conference, a Cold Spring Harbor Lab researcher provided information on an upcoming study of maize regulatory elements.
Researchers at UCSF used CRISPR interference to knockdown lncRNA transcripts, then assayed for cell growth to get the final list of almost 500.
The researchers used genome and epigenomic data to identify distinct subtypes of a lethal pediatric cancer, as well as potential drug candidates.
Dartmouth researchers characterized 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine marks in more than two dozen glioblastoma samples.
The researchers found that 80 percent of pediatric posterior fossa ependymomas have decreased levels of H3K27me3 histone modifications.
The goal of the Texas team is to identify methylation signatures that can help with prognosis and be used to develop noninvasive tests to monitor disease progression.
Researchers have released new tools for analyzing epigenomic data as part of the International Human Epigenome Consortium.
The company has also expanded its current Veracity NIPT to sex chromosomal aneuplodies and twin pregnancies, and plans to offer microdeletion testing next year.
Babraham Institute researchers used promoter capture Hi-C to determine the interactomes of 31,000 promoters in blood cells.
Using two guide RNAs to excise chunks of the genome, an international team identified lncRNAs essential and inhibitory to human cancer cell line proliferation.
A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.
Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.
In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.
A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.