Clinical Sequencing

Premaitha launched its CE-marked in vitro diagnostic Iona test for noninvasive prenatal aneuploidy screening earlier this year.

Researchers used NGS to profile the tumors of metastatic colorectal carcinoma patients enrolled in the CAPRI-GOIM clinical trial.

The company is embarking on a study of up to 2,000 patients to compare its tissue-based targeted sequencing assay with its cell-free DNA test.

Researchers have created panels for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome and to detect mutations in BCR-ABL1 gene fusions.

Diagnostic sequencing will be done on the Illumina HiSeq X Ten, the HiSeq 2500, and the NextSeq 500 in HudsonAlpha's CLIA-certified Genomics Services Laboratory.

In Cell this week: Leukemia-like disease in soft-shell clams, mNET-seq method for profiling growing transcripts, and more.

While James Watson and Francis Crick are credited for discovering the structure of DNA, Rich proved their theory of a double helix structure was correct when he produced a distinct image of the structure.

Nature News reports that early users of Oxford Nanopore's hand-held MinIon are giddy about the technology and its uses. 

According to MIT Technology Review, Apple is collaborating with researchers to develop apps for consumer DNA testing.