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News on NGS technologies, RNA-seq, clinical sequencing, & sample prep in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The diagnostic firm has agreed with Streck to incorporate its blood collection tubes into sample collection protocols for its genomic lung cancer tests.

The University of Utah spinout said it will use the funding to enhance and expand its NGS-based Explify microbe identification platform and support its lab.

The team identified 64 statistically significant gene-based associations with phenotypes, illustrating the value of large, deeply phenotyped cohorts.

Atrin will use Predictive's GenDB databases and women's health biobank to study germline mutations in DNA damage and response inhibitor pathways. 

The final national coverage decision stipulates that NGS germline tests for assessing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk must have FDA's blessing.

A Harvard University professor has been charged with making false claims regarding funds he received from China, the New York Times reports.

Discover magazine reports that animal dissections might dissuade students from science careers, but that a firm has developed synthetic frogs for dissections.

Nature News reports that a US panel is reviewing current guidelines for federally funded gain-of-function viral research.

In PNAS this week: de novo mutation patterns among the Amish, an alternative RNA-seq method, and more.

Feb
05
Sponsored by
LGC

This webinar will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the collaborative development of a novel multiplex assay to speed detection of mosquito-borne illness in the clinical setting.

Feb
20
Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific

This webinar will discuss the use of 3’ mRNA sequencing to reduce the cost of gene expression studies on Illumina NGS systems.

Feb
25
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will discuss a study that used long-read transcriptome sequencing to explore the distribution of isoforms in colon cancer samples and their metastasis counterparts. 

Feb
26
Sponsored by
Autogen

This webinar will explain how the Clinic for Special Children in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, has transformed its DNA workflows to improve the diagnosis and treatment of genetic illnesses that are prevalent in the pediatric population of its community.