Microarrays & Multiplexing

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

Clearbridge subsidiary SAM Laboratory will be the exclusive provider of NanoString's Prosigna breast cancer prognostic gene signature assay in certain countries.

Four SNPs at three sites in the genome showed potential associations with breast cancer outcomes in a GWAS meta-analysis involving more than 6,000 individuals. 

Validation results presented at the Association for Molecular Pathology meeting demonstrate that the test can be implemented clinically, replacing existing FISH and PCR assays.

New male pattern baldness candidates turned up in an analysis of more than 70,000 individuals, including UK Biobank participants profiled for a prior baldness GWAS.

Tapping into genetic variation in the CETP gene, investigators explored blood lipid and disease effects of high-density cholesterol changes.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.