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Caris Life Sciences has launched MI Profile, a next-generation sequencing-based tumor profiling assay. The assay matches potential therapies to patient-specific biomarker information.

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

Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have demonstrated that it is possible to sequence DNA on the Pacific Biosciences RS without first doing library preparation.

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.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, a UK team describes the whole-genome sequencing approach it used to assess

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The scourge of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa may have created circumstances that helped aid the spread of invasive Salmonella infections in the region, according to a ph

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has released version 61 of

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.

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The Guardian reports that DeepMind Technologies' AlphaFold can predict how proteins fold.

An analysis of blood donations suggests SARS-CoV-2 was present in the US weeks earlier than thought, according to NPR.

CNBC reports that a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel is to vote on how to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

In PNAS this week: targeting progesterone signaling in ovarian cancer, LINE-1 retrotransposition events in adenocarcinomas, and more.