The center plans to offer the test for patients with undiagnosed disease and for disease predisposition testing in ostensibly healthy individuals.
The partners have committed to analyzing coding mutations, driver non-coding mutations, and structural variations across tumor types for the project.
Seeq has much in common with DNA.Land, launched last year, but targets individuals who have not used services from direct-to-consumer testing companies
Data from 43 genome-wide association studies have led researchers to individual variants and genetic factors that influence multiple phenotypes and conditions.
The partners plan to build a comprehensive repository that will contain genomic, exome, and phenotype data collected first from about 200 cancer patients.
Dozens of government agencies, academic institutions, and a various public and private sector organizations have now committed to driving the initiative forward.
The Simons Foundation and the Carson Family Charitable Trust will match every dollar raised by the NYGC over the next three years up to $100 million.
As part of a course this fall, 20 undergraduate and graduate students used the MinIon in two hands-on "hackathon" sequencing projects.
New York Genome Center-led researchers have found that short tandem repeats may regulate gene expression rather than representing neutral variation.
Illumina's BaseSpace cloud will host 5,000 genomes of individuals with autism and their families from the National Institute of Mental Health's genetics repository.
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.