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The partners will work together on a US commercialization strategy for Genetic Technologies' line of existing and future polygenic risk tests.

The partners inked a licensing deal to market and distribute TGen's DeepChek-TB as a compact, portable, and affordable diagnostic model for physician use.

An affiliation with City of Hope, the advent of Illumina NovaSeq, and the availability of HPC flash storage have changed the nature of high-performance computing at TGen.

A brief recap of Genetics/Genomics news the week of Dec 14, 2018: AstraZeneca, NeoGenomics, Fluidigm, Luminex, Petco Foundation, and SQI Diagnostics

The institutes will lead a consortium of researchers investigating the molecular underpinnings of diabetic retinopathy, a key cause of blindness.

Investigators are studying samples from a group of 100 patients to try to lock down patterns in circulating tumor DNA that can be used to validate monitoring methods for the clinic.

The project aims to use circulating tumor DNA to monitor drug response and resistance in metastatic melanoma patients in order to guide treatment decisions.

Using meat and clinical samples collected prospectively over a year, researchers found evidence for poultry-to-human transmission of Escherichia coli sequence type 131.

The partners will particularly examine cell-free and exosomal RNAs as potential biomarkers for early-stage pancreatic cancer diagnosis in patients.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: approach to diagnose hemorrhagic fevers, recessive disease mutations in mixed-breed dogs, and more.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.