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The group aims to develop a transcriptomic and epigenetic biomarker assay for early detection and relapse monitoring in colorectal cancer patients. 

At the BMJ, David Shaw from the University of Basel and Maastricht University critiques the National Health Service's clinical sequencing plan.

During the first year of the TRIDENT-2 study, 74,000 women opted for NIPT, which was switched from in-house-developed platforms to Illumina's VeriSeq in May of this year.

Evaluation Bias

New study finds bias against female lecturers among student course evaluations, the Economist reports.

Using small RNA sequencing, investigators found miRNAs in the blood that track with cirrhosis, hepatitis, type 2 diabetes, or acetaminophen toxicity.

The company will continue to work with Maastricht University researchers to develop genetic and epigenetic cancer diagnostics.

Since April 1, noninvasive prenatal testing, provided by three university genetic centers, is available to all pregnant women in the Netherlands for €175 as part of the TRIDENT-2 study.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The European Union has approved a project aimed at determining the causes of extreme aggressive behavior and is providing €6 million ($8 million) to the effort.

Ninety-five new web-based genomic data-analysis resources are discussed in a special issue of Nucleic Acids Research published online this week.

Researchers in the Netherlands have identified 44 protein biomarkers that appear repeatedly in 2D gel electrophoresis-based disease biomarker studies and have linked them to cellular stress response, adding "in future proteomic studies, more profound approaches should be applied to look beyond these proteins to find specific biomarkers."

Bloomberg reports the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sent Orig3n a letter saying it has not corrected lab issues uncovered in an earlier inspection.

In an editorial at BMJ Opinion, two genetic counselors call for an increased focus on post-test patient care.

A new survey finds people in the US are getting their COVID-19 test results back faster, but not fast enough to help some viral control measures, NPR reports.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of malaria parasites in Ethiopia, loci linked to childhood BMI, and more.