The institute will apply long-read sequencing to the NIH All of Us program and conduct pediatric sequencing for cancer and birth defect studies.
In PNAS this week: diversity and spread of Yersinia pestis, local adaptations in switchgrass, and more.
The acquisition will result in a new DLS division called HudsonAlpha Discovery that will provide a range of services to the pharma, biotech, and diagnostics industries.
HudsonAlpha's Genome Gateway collects family histories and facilitates secure communication between patients, clinicians, and researchers.
PyxisMap, unveiled at the recent ISMB conference, might soon be able to remove the human element from finding causal variants for rare diseases.
The funding will help support the whole-genome and RNA sequencing of Alzheimer's disease patients to advance biomarker development.
CFDRC obtained iXG's high-throughput antimicrobial discovery platform, EMAD (extremophilic microbiome antimicrobial discovery).
The project seeks to understand how genome sequencing as a first-line diagnostic in infants with likely hereditary disorders can impact long-term health outcomes.
Researchers are sampling the wild relatives of modern crops to try to preserve genetic diversity, NPR reports.
MIT's Search for Extraterrestrial Genomes is developing sequencing tools to use to try to detect whether there is any life on Mars, Quartz reports.
Undark reports on a bill introduced this year to the US House of Representatives to strengthen scientific integrity.
In Genome Research this week: post-zygotic mutations in diabetes development, single-cell RNA sequencing study of aging, and more.