long non-coding RNAs Long-Read Sequencing Emerges as Useful Tool to Study RNA Isoforms Premium While short-read sequencing is still essential for studying RNA and gene expression, new methods are providing a sharper picture of transcript variants. NCI Grants $1.9M to Roswell Park to Study Molecular Race-Based Breast Cancer Disparities The grant will fund an investigation into long noncoding RNA and the role it plays in differing prognoses between Black and white breast cancer patients. Dart-seq Leads New Methods to Sequence Transcriptome Methylation Patterns Premium A new sequencing-based method developed by Duke University's Kate Meyer is one of several that can detect RNA methylation without the use of antibodies. Stanford Researchers Map RNA Localization Within Cells Using New Spatial Transcriptomics Method APEX-seq builds on a proteomic labelling technique and offers a new spatial genomics tool for looking at the life of transcripts within the cell. Sequencing Method Detects Previously Unseen RNA Fragments in Plasma Premium The new technique, enabled by enzymatic library preparation and a tight bioinformatics pipeline, could have applications in liquid biopsy. Sep 18, 2018 Long Noncoding RNAs Classified Based on Sequence Motifs Sep 11, 2018 UMich Researcher Wins $6.5M NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Jun 20, 2018 Fat Tissue Sequencing Leads to LincRNA With Ties to Obesity, Metabolism May 29, 2018 Long Non-Coding RNA Could Serve as Treatment Target for Prostate Cancer May 10, 2018 RNA, Chromatin Interaction Mapping Approach Presented at Biology of Genomes May 24, 2017 Novel Long Non-Coding RNA Affects Metastasis in Colon Cancer Mar 1, 2017 Atlas of Long Non-Coding RNAs Suggests Many Are Functional Jun 2, 2016 Transient Transcriptome Sequencing Approach Offers Glimpse of Fleeting RNAs May 26, 2016 LincRNA Linked to Risk of Pneumococcal Bloodstream Infection in Kenyan Children Mar 29, 2016 Qiagen Makes $100M Bid to Acquire Exiqon Mar 23, 2016 Study Links New Long Non-Coding RNA to Melanoma Oct 12, 2015 Penn Scientists Lead Study Characterizing lncRNAs in Human Cancers Nov 18, 2014 Study Sees Transcriptional Differences in Mouse, Human Tissues Oct 15, 2014 Researchers Explore Using Long Non-coding RNAs as Non-invasive Marker for Prostate Cancer Testing Premium Sep 13, 2012 Genotyping/Sequencing Combination Identifies Glioma Risk Variant with Possible miRNA Role Premium Apr 22, 2010 Stanford, Life Tech Researchers Elucidate Role of Non-Coding RNA in Cancer Metastasis Premium Breaking News 23andMe Fiscal Q4 Revenues Increase 14 Percent Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Castle Bio, SkylineDx Ancient Genome Sequence Provides Look at Ancestry for Individual Who Perished at Pompeii Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Outcomes Improve With Diverse Gut Microbes, Immune Cells CorePath Laboratories, Cizzle Biotechnology Partner on Lung Cancer Blood Test Becton Dickinson Gets CE-IVD Mark for High-Throughput COVID/Flu PCR Test The Scan Billion-Dollar Diversity Initiative The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is now accepting applications for its new $1.5 billion initiative to boost the diversity of the scientific workforce. Biotech Co-Founder Arrested A co-founder of a Los Angeles-based biotech company has been arrested in connection with a murder-for-hire scheme, according to Endpoint News. Return of the Tasmanian Tiger The Washington Post reports that a team in Australia is working to bring the thylacine back from extinction. Nature Papers on Genome of Individual From Pompeii, CircRNA Study Best Practices, More In Nature this week: first sequenced genome of a person from Pompeii, best practice guidelines for circRNA studies, and more.