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.
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.
Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.
Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.
In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.
Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.