Clinical Sequencing

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

Over the next month the company plans to expand its preconception screening test, which it launched widely earlier this year, by adding about 90 X-linked disorders. 

The company recently raised $8 million and is looking to partner with other firms interested in antigen discovery and diagnostic development. 

Zogen will market and promote OncoDNA's genomic testing and data interpretation services to oncologists in Mexico.

Two recent studies found that as many as 20 percent of adults may have disease-associated variants, despite having no symptoms or evidence of family history.

The Bidens have convened a diverse board and staff with the goal of continuing efforts to accelerate research and development begun under the Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

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

Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.

A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.