Two researchers devised a protocol to sequence DNA from ancient samples and tested it on 100-year-old museum specimens.
The agency is funding genome sequencing and analysis centers to research the genomic basis of common diseases, as well as ongoing rare disease research.
A study in Molecular Cell shows CRISPR-Cas9-like genome editing in human cells and suggests one protein could be an RNA-guided, RNA-cleaving endonuclease.
With the award, the Rutgers University's Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey unit will provide pluripotent stem cell derivation and quality control services.
The new workflow, which was validated across three separate laboratories in New Jersey, is a critical step toward standardizing the use of RNA-seq in clinical genomics.
The oncology data warehouse started by the Moffitt Cancer Center and Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center now has nine members.
The award will go to David Alland to create an Ebola test using the same technology as a TB assay marketed by Cepheid.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new phylogenomic study has provided the most comprehensive picture of the insect family tree to date, pinning down when and how insect species diverged from one another.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Rutgers University today said that it has received a $10 million anonymous pledge to the university's foundation to expand genetic-based research into cancer.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the research services and biorepository arm of the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR), has been named a RainDance Technologies Center of Excellence, the partners said this week.
A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.
Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.
A new study finds that adding missing good bacteria to the skin microbiome of atopic dermatitis patients decreases Staphylococcus aureus colonization.