The company will collaborate with Duke on cancer biomarker discoveries, and intends to use and commercialize the markers through agreements with drug developers.
The NC-based startup is led by a former LabCorp executive and is seeking partnerships to bring molecular diagnostic products to market.
Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.
An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.
The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.
In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.