A genome-wide association study and meta-analysis uncovered several possible ties to multiple keratinocyte cancer versus single keratinocyte cancer cases.
The researchers used the ligase to detect Ebola transcripts and suggest it could be applied to in vitro diagnostics and sequencing.
Considering the widespread use of the cell line, these findings could have significant implications for the research community.
A genome-wide association and fine-mapping study of Samoans led to a missense mutation in the CREBRF gene that seems to correspond with increased fat storage.
The new center will focus on supporting and mentoring junior faculty researchers as well as on building bioinformatics infrastructure for projects.
The National Institutes of Health grant will allow the university to build a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence to advance computational biology research.
After closing its doors last September, Nabsys has resumed operations, refocusing on its core technology.
The method simplifies previous techniques, and preliminary testing using a microfluidic device indicates it could ultimately be used in low-resource settings.
According to local news reports, the company recently closed its facility in Providence, Rhode Island.
The researchers described in a pre-print publication a modified sample prep process that enabled them to increase read lengths to over 100 kb.
HHS Secretary Tom Price says the NIH budget contains unneeded expenses that can be trimmed, Stat News reports.
The chair of the House science committee says the journal Science is not objective, the Huffington Post reports.
In Nature this week: glioma GWAS uncovers new risk loci, and more.
Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos call on girls to pursue STEM careers, the Associated Press reports.