NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Medical Research Council has funded a new international initiative seeking to develop a multi-partner platform that will harness genomics and other technologies to study chronic, non-communicable diseases that impact sub-Saharan African.
An international team led by investigators at the National Human Genome Research Institute and Istanbul University has uncovered new loci linked to Behçet's disease, a blood vessel condition characterize
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Not one but two epidemic Clostridium difficile lineages that emerged in North America are behind hospital outbreaks at centers around the world since 2001, according to a new Nature Genetics study by a Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute-led team.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in Nature, a large international research group led by investigators in the UK and Germany reports on 75 independent sites in the genome associated with red blood cell features or formation.
A recently published performance comparison between the Ion Torrent PGM, Illumina MiSeq, and Pacific Biosciences PacBio RS sequencers by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute found key differences between the platforms in terms of data quality and applications supported.