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.
Millions of whole-genome genotyping arrays have been run as part of various studies over the past decade, but how much information obtained from genome-wide scans should be reported to study participants?
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Individuals from present-day Ethiopian populations within certain language groups share genetic features with individuals from populations in Egypt, Israel, and Syria, according to an
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from the US and Germany used transcriptional profiling, histopathology, and more to explore the relationship between chronic inflammation and cancer in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers from the UK and Singapore have shown that they could quickly classify methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates involved in an outbreak at a UK hospital using whole-genome sequencing.
Swiss molecular diagnostics firm Biocartis said last week that it is collaborating with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Philips Research to develop a workflow to extract and amplify circulating tumor DNA from blood samples for downstream analysis on Biocartis' multiplex d