Clinical Sequencing

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

Genome Medical will use the platform for ongoing examination of patients' genomic data to augment data analysis, annotation, and interpretation.

PacBio is refining the CRISPR/Cas9 capture technique with several early- access sites and plans to launch it more broadly in 2018.

Next year, the company will submit regulatory filings for the drug in two molecularly defined indications and a next-generation sequencing companion diagnostic. 

Patients are organizing themselves in groups based on the molecular features driving their tumors to better advocate for themselves, raise money, and influence research.

Researchers from MSKCC reported today in JAMA that of 1,040 cancer patients referred for germline mutation testing, 18 percent had actionable variants.

Base-by-base ratcheting of DNA/RNA in a Y-shaped nanochannel
Identification of DNA fragments and structural variations
Compositions and methods for detecting allelic variants
Method of DNA sequencing by hybridisation
Method of sequence determination using sequence tags
Methods for high fidelity production of long nucleic acid molecules

The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.

Sep
27
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will present an in-depth look at how Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has developed and implemented a next-generation sequencing panel for mutational tumor profiling of advanced cancer patients.

Sep
28
Sponsored by
Fabric Genomics

This webinar will discuss the critical role that software can play for clinical labs looking to establish comprehensive genomic testing programs.