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Clinical Sequencing

The 1000 Genomes Project Consortium has shared their results with the scientific community in hopes of gaining insight into disease genomics.

Stephen Kingsmore

As president and CEO of the Rady Pediatric Genomics and Systems Medicine Institute, Kingsmore will be working toward adopting genomics to transform pediatric care.

The firm expects second-half 2015 revenues to be in the range of $57 million to $61 million and full-year revenues to be between $127 million and $131 million. 

Columbia runs the 467-gene test on the Illumina HiSeq 2500 out of its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited Laboratory of Personalized Genomic Medicine.

TGen researchers used whole-genome bisulfite sequencing of ctDNA to identify 21 hotspots that correlated with disease recurrence in breast cancer patients.

Methods and compositions for polynucleotide library production, immortalization and region of interest extraction
Compositions and methods for quantifying a nucleic acid sequence in a sample comprising a primer oligonucleotide with a 3’-terminal region comprising a 2’-modified nucleotide
Array-based translocation and rearrangement assays
Methods compositions, and kits comprising linker probes for quantifying polynucleotides

Replication studies that don't quite reflect the original findings underscore the need to better share data, the Wall Street Journal reports.

About two-thirds of proposals to work with select agents are denied — though most proposals that come in don't meet the definition of a restricted experiment, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Researchers examine plant and human DNA found on the Shroud of Turin.

In PNAS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population structure, 'pre-adaptations' in algal ancestors of land plants, and more.

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Personal Genome Diagnostics

This webinar will highlight the key considerations and applications of next-generation sequencing for managing non-small cell lung cancer patients using plasma-based approaches. 

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This webinar will discuss the benefits of a rapid targeted next-generation sequencing (TNGS) panel, using dried blood spots, for second-tier newborn metabolic and hearing loss screening and its immediate utility for high-risk diagnostic testing in the neonatal intensive care unit. 

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Oracle Health Sciences

Brian Wells of Penn Medicine will detail how his team's "PennOmics" integrated healthcare data warehouse accelerates clinical trial recruitment at the point of care, accepts data from wearables, and does it all in a secure, HIPAA- and research-compliant fashion.