Microarrays & Multiplexing

News on microarrays, multiplexing, genotyping, cytogenetics, gene expression profiling in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The researchers also found that genes located near these loci were differentially expressed in healthy versus diseased cartilage.

The health system hopes to pair the data with nearly three decades worth of electronic health records as well as medical histories provided by contributors.

The researchers uncovered more than 20 new stroke-associated genetic loci, some of which are the targets of antithrombotic drugs.

The researchers conducted a genome-wide association study and other analyses using about 47,000 research participants from 23andMe.

The company aims to shore up its core nCounter platform business with new consumables, as it continues to work on new technologies and explore clinical translation.

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.

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