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Clinical Sequencing

The Screen Project is a new initiative started by researchers in the WCH Familial Breast Cancer Research Unit to test men and women for BRCA1 and BRCA2.

At the ACMG annual conference in Phoenix last week, several labs and companies discussed their efforts in healthy genome sequencing.

At the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics annual meeting in Phoenix, WuXi presented results from a pilot study involving 190 individuals.

Researchers found mutations thought to be associated with embryo development and used them to recreate early cellular life in the human body.

The company also announced that it is launching a new end-to-end clinical sequencing platform. 

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

Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos call on girls to pursue STEM careers, the Associated Press reports.

Some science companies will be taking part in next month's March for Science, Fortune reports.

In Genome Research this week: longitudinal study of Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients, long-read assembly approach, and more.

Shale oil companies are turning to DNA sequencing to find spots to drill, Reuters reports.

Mar
30
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SeraCare

Our roundtable of industry experts will provide an overview of the current regulatory landscape for clinical genomics tests.

Apr
13
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SeraCare

In this webinar, Gregory J. Tsongalis of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center will discuss how his lab developed and validated a cancer hotspot assay. 

Apr
27
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SeraCare

This webinar is the third in a four-part series highlighting real-world examples of how some lab directors are bringing validated next-generation sequencing-based tests to the clinic.

May
09
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SeraCare

This webinar is the last in a four-part series highlighting real-world examples of how some lab directors are bringing validated next-generation sequencing-based tests to the clinic.