NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genetic testing company Invitae will launch health-related applications for common, actionable inherited disorders next year using Helix's DNA sequencing platform.

"The Invitae apps will be designed to provide healthy individuals with a proactive genetic health scan focused on risk factors for common diseases for which there are preventive measures available," Invitae said in a statement. The first applications will focus on genes linked to inherited forms of cancer and heart disease.

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Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.