Clinical Sequencing

News on sequencing-based testing, NGS gene panels, & diagnostic exomes in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Using a protocol developed at the University of Oxford, the researchers hope that nanopore sequencing can aid diagnosis and drug resistance profiling in remote areas.

Researchers found that functional assays could improve the classification of cystic fibrosis-related missense variants with variable disease expressivity.

The two companies hope to provide translational researchers a faster, more comprehensive option for the design and validation of Accel-Amplicon panels.

The projects, organized by Friends of Cancer Research in the US and the Quality Assurance Initiative Pathology (QuIP) in Germany, are comparing different TMB assays.

The study demonstrates that Veracyte's new test improves upon an earlier version in its ability to identify thyroid nodules that are likely to be benign.

Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.

Jun
12
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will highlight a comprehensive end-to-end solution for precision care in oncology, comprising sample acquisition through to sequencing and analysis, treatment recommendations, and follow-through.

Jun
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will review a standardized, high-throughput, and fully automated library prep protocol for human metagenomic analysis.