Clinical Sequencing

Researchers sequenced 25 Ebola genomes isolated from patients infected during the outbreak, publishing their results in Emerging Infectious Diseases

With more than 100 tumor samples from 92 women with ovarian cancer, researchers searched for mutations related to treatment resistance and relapse.

The firm, launched last September, said in an SEC document that it is targeting $5 million in the financing round. 

Researchers involved with the WGS500 study reported on findings from more than 150 clinical cases assessed by whole-genome sequencing.

The partners will sequence genes known to affect drug metabolism and response to create electronic medical record alerts and find clinically relevant gene variants.

In Science this week: the Human Silencing Hub protein complex, and more.

Heads of various research funding agencies discuss how to encourage scientific breakthroughs, ScienceInsider reports.

The Kansas City Star examines issues surrounding newborn genome sequencing.

Researchers say their Research Resource Identifier citation format is catching on, Nature News reports.