NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Spurred by evidence that PCR of sputum, in addition to commonly tested nasal and pharyngeal swabs, can allow more sensitive diagnosis of respiratory viruses, researchers from the University of Rochester have published a study demonstrating their method for processing sputum
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Rochester has received a $4 million donation from the James P. Wilmot Foundation to fund the recruitment of a senior researcher in cancer genomics and to cover startup costs for the scientist's lab.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – While variants in the gene FTO have previously been associated with a propensity toward obesity, the University of Chicago's Marcelo Nóbrega and colleagues reported in Nature this week that those obesity-linked variants in FTO actually
Diffinity Genomics said this week that it has been awarded a pair of grants worth more than $200,000 from the National Human Genome Research Institute to further develop rapid nucleic acid purification methods.
Genome sequencing and comparative genomics studies of three parasitoid wasp species in the genus Nasonia have produced data that is enhancing the wasps' potential as gentically tractable model organisms.