TGen

Crowdfunding will help move the targeted sequencing-based test through the development process in hopes of commercializing it.

As part of the deal, TGen will also become a subsidiary of City of Hope's parent organization, but will remain a non-profit headquartered in Arizona.

The funds will support TGen's efforts to use graphics processing units to reduce single-cell transcriptome data analysis times from months to days.

By sequencing autopsy samples linked to an anthrax outbreak in 1979, investigators got a glimpse at Bacillus anthracis spores from a USSR production facility.

Dell plans to begin allowing clinical customers to store genomic datasets alongside patients' medical imaging data this spring.

The High Performance Computing Solution for Genomics is a pre-configured computer hardware platform specifically designed for clinical genomic analysis.

The work identified specific groups of somatic mutations that might be ideal to hunt for in ctDNA to monitor tumor burden, guide treatment, or follow therapeutic response.

TGen researchers used whole-genome bisulfite sequencing of ctDNA to identify 21 hotspots that correlated with disease recurrence in breast cancer patients.

The grant is being provided under the NIH's Extracellular RNA Communication program, which was set up to study the role of molecules such as microRNAs.

The funding will be used to optimize a high-performance computing infrastructure for the analysis and storage of genetic data.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.