Close Menu

BGI

BGI said last week that it is conducting RNA-seq studies in 500 neuroblastoma samples to show the technique's ability to predict patient outcomes as part of the US Food and Drug Administration's Sequencing Quality Control Project.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and BGI are partnering to conduct large-scale sequencing and bioinformatics studies of rare and common pediatric diseases at a newly established Joint Genome Center at the hospital, the organizations said this week.

By Andrea Anderson

A sequencing facility being planned by BGI and the University of California, Davis, is slated to house around 10 Illumina HiSeq 2000 sequencers when it opens in Sacramento next year.

China's BGI and the University of California, Davis, plan to open a BGI sequencing facility on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, Calif., the organizations said this week.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Building on an earlier partnership, BGI and the University of California, Davis today announced a deal to create a sequencing facility at the school.

By Molika Ashford Advocacy group Autism Speaks has announced a partnership with Chinese genomics institute BGI to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 individuals in families of children with autism spectrum disorder.

China's BGI has partnered with Utrecht University and the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands to conduct genomics research, the institutions said this week.

Pages

Despite differences in their migration habits, eastern and western monarch butterflies are genetically similar, according to a study in Molecular Ecology.

The UK is implementing COVID-19 testing with a 90-minute turnaround time.

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is working with California's health department to sequence viral samples from COVID-19 patients to trace viral introductions, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more.