The group has filed a patent on the method and is interested in teaming up with an industry partner to commercialize it.
The team said the resource allows for single-target or combinatorial genetic screens to be carried out at scale in a multiplexed or arrayed format.
New York Genome Center, Rockefeller University, and IBM researchers combined whole-genome sequencing with Watson to analyze a glioblastoma sample.
The company, Gencove, was founded by the developers of a consumer-focused, smartphone-accessible genetic testing program launched in beta as Seeq.
In PNAS this week: analytical method for assessing shared variants, treatment targets in hereditary pancreatic cancer, and more.
The scientists aim to better understand a phenomenon where the severity of effects of a particular genetic mutation differs among individuals who carry it.
The New York Genome Center spinout has been conducting a pilot project involving Oxford Nanopore's MinIon with a Manhattan middle school.
The Israeli institute will share its expertise on translating research into commercially viable applications with the goal of advancing personalized medicine.
The centers are using the standardized pipeline to help streamline data sharing and data analysis to achieve their larger research goals.
The researchers applied their so-called GWAX approach to study 12 common diseases in almost 120,000 individuals, confirming known and uncovering novel disease risk loci.
The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.
Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.
Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.