The data, presented at AACR by researchers from Novartis and Foundation Medicine, show that targeted NGS panels can be used to predict genome-wide mutational load.
Over the last half year, CeGaT lowered turnaround times and prices for its assays, and its lab recently passed CAP inspection.
The state department has implemented WGS protocols for influenza A and B to track drug resistance and to better understand how the virus changes from year to year.
While unsolicited germline findings in cancer patients were rare, they made the researchers reevaluate their pre-test counseling, informed consent, and reporting process.
The partners have previously both committed to pushing President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative forward.
In PNAS this week: genetic method to gauge age of ancient samples, genetic polymorphisms in mouse strain, and more.
Two Stanford professors are turning to the online game EteRNA to develop a new way to diagnose tuberculosis.
Lita Nelsen from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's technology-transfer office is retiring after decades there.
After nine years, the Canadian government is loosening its restrictions on government scientists' ability to speak to the press and public.