Close Menu

Columbia

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a special issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association out today, researchers presented a set of studies, editorials, and viewpoint articles centered on a genomics theme.

Lawrence Livermore National Security has been awarded US Patent No. 8,354,514, "Multiplex detection of agricultural pathogens."
Thomas Siezak, Shea Gardner, Clinton Torres, Elizabeth Vitalis, and Raymond Lenhoff are named as inventors.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microarrays can provide more clinically relevant information than traditional karyotyping, and should become the standard approach in prenatal diagnostics going forward, according to a paper appearing tod

A Columbia University-led team recently secured nearly $1.5 million in National Human Genome Research Institute funding to develop integrated sensor systems that can be coupled with both solid-state and protein-based nanopore sequencing systems — work that they hope will speed up

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Elevated schizophrenia risk appears to stem from a preponderance of deleterious de novo mutations, including recurrent mutations to a handful of potential risk genes, according to an exome sequencing study appearing online today in Nature Genetics.

This article has been updated with additional information from Genia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A year after it launched its effort to fund research that uses the latest technologies to tackle particularly interesting or difficult problems in cancer research and treatment, the National Cancer Institute has recently awarded millions to fund new projects and has r

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute said today that it has pumped $19 million into new research and development projects that seek to bring down the costs of DNA sequencing.

Columbia University of New York has received US Patent No.

This is the second in a series of profiles of projects awarded NHGRI grants to develop policy guidelines on how and when to disclose secondary information to the subjects of genomic research studies.

Pages

CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.