The group will eventually look to license the technology for its VirCapSeq-VERT assay to a partner for commercialization.
Columbia runs the 467-gene test on the Illumina HiSeq 2500 out of its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited Laboratory of Personalized Genomic Medicine.
Researchers found a handful of individuals whose post-transfusion blood samples contained a new virus resembling hepaciviruses and pegiviruses.
RNA sequencing on samples from three New England seals revealed a new picornavirus that appears to share a common ancestor with human hepatitis A virus.
Under the Genomic Translation for ALS Clinical Care project, the partners will perform next-generation sequencing and clinical phenotyping on 1,500 ALS patients.
Public health researchers argue in NEJM that precision medicine initiatives will take away from needed efforts to improve population health.
Scientists from Columbia University have developed a microfluidic device that can capture RNA from single cells on glass plates or beads.
A Columbia University team has retracted its integrative genomic analysis of Alzheimer's disease Nature paper due to research misconduct.
Mutations present in tissue from Barrett's esophagus may help predict progression to high-grade dysplasia or cancer.
Drug companies are rushing toward genomic databases to inform their searches for new drugs, Reuters reports.
ScienceInsider reports that rude and unprofessional paper reviewers are common and can have harmful effects.
The US Senate has confirmed Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, according to the New York Times.
CNBC reports Apple is partnering with Color Genomics to offer its employees free DNA screening for disease.
In Science this week: researchers use CRISPR tool to find gut microbiome molecules involved in immunity, and more.