In a wide-ranging discussion, the two leaders touched upon vaccine development, infant mortality, US education, research funding, machine learning, and precision medicine.

The agreement with PerkinElmer's Wallac Oy subsidiary will bring Mobidiag's real-time PCR-based gastrointestinal tests to a new market.

Researchers implemented qPCR on TaqMan Array Cards to find six pathogens are responsible for up to 90 percent of childhood diarrhea at seven sites in Africa and Asia.

The partners will focus on sequencing and analyzing bacteria and viruses that cause a number of diseases as well as those that make up human microbiomes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Diarrheal disease in children from developing countries seems to coincide with broad changes in the composition of microbial communities in the children's guts, according to a study in Genome

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BioMérieux today announced that BioFire's FilmArray Gastrointestinal Panel has received 510(k) clearance for marketing by the US Food and Drug Administration.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nanosphere today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared its test for the detection of gram-negative bacteria that cause bloodstream infections.

Using Roche 454 sequencing, a team of Swedish researchers has produced the draft genome of a giardiasis-causing parasite.

Systems Biology in Action


The Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology is still getting its momentum going, but it's already seen promising work in proteomics and spawned collaborations among its members.

Pharmacogenomics studies presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting in Denver, Colo.


An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.