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As PierianDx grows, two customers weighed in on their experiences with the core product, the Clinical Genomicist Workspace, and its NGS-related services.

The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples.

Metagenomic tools are shedding light on how microbes survive in and contribute to environments ranging from wetlands to natural oil seepage sites, according to presentations at this year's ABRF meeting.

In an assessment using standardized RNA samples, sequencing platforms showed both intra-platform reliability and inter-platform agreement, according to findings presented by an Association of Biomedical Resource Facilities working group at the organization's annual meeting last w

Sarkar, who is director of biomedical informatics at the University of Vermont's Center for Clinical and Translational Science, said biomedical informaticians should be involved wherever translational barriers need to be surmounted.

The subsidiary, MetaCytoLytics, will commercialize cancer therapies based on metabolic disruption technology developed at the University of Colorado and the University of Vermont by the same inventor.

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Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.