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Children's Hospital Los Angeles has agreed to implement Edico Genome's Dragen Bio-IT suite, including the somatic and RNA seq pipelines.

The work demonstrates the ability of mass spectrometry to profile protein complexes in their native states in great detail and with relatively high throughput.

LGC will supply DNA fragmentation instruments for clinical and agricultural biotechnology customers.

Interpace can now offer the new service alone or in conjunction with ThyGenX next-generation sequencing oncogene panel in New York.

Geisinger is hoping to help others around the country implement precision medicine, which requires significant investment in genomics expertise, as well as infrastructural and operational changes.

The wide-ranging discussion with witnesses from Stanford, Johns Hopkins, and Editas Medicine touched on recent advances in research and questions of safety.

Tapping into genetic variation in the CETP gene, investigators explored blood lipid and disease effects of high-density cholesterol changes.

Gut microbiome researchers have identified features associated with everything from Crohn's disease to salt intake, immune activity, and hypertension.

The agency said that its action on MSK IMPACT "advances a policy framework that paves the way for the efficient review and availability of other NGS-based cancer profiling tools."

In healthcare, Cloudera has evolved from mostly supporting downstream variant stores to being a centerpiece of the shift to GATK4.

The NextSeq 550Dx is Illumina's second FDA-regulated CE-IVD platform for next-generation sequencing.

The sequencing-based, laboratory-developed test, called SmartJane, contains the first commercially available vaginal microbiome assay.

Investigators have established hundreds of patient-derived xenografts, cell lines, and tumor samples, which appear to represent a wide range of melanoma molecular subtypes.

The researchers developed a qPCR test that analyzes microRNAs associated with ovarian cancer and plan to run a retrospective trial of the assay on biobanked samples.

The company will use the funds to expand its US-based business and to commercialize its data visualization platform.

Syapse has raised new venture capital to support expansion into community hospitals that want to start precision oncology programs.

Paris-based Scipio will use the seed funding to further develop and commercialize its first prototype kit for single-cell transcriptomics.

The alliance follows a marketing deal signed with Sysmex Europe that covers Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

The grant was awarded under a program designed to help small businesses transition NIH-funded projects into the commercialization stage.

The MIT-led team that developed the delivery technique said that it was able to induce more than 80 percent editing of the Pcsk9 gene in the livers of mice. 

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The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.