Sequencing

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

Researchers profiled cervical microbe communities in relation to HPV, HIV, and cervical cytology status, identifying microbial shifts in high-grade lesions and HIV-positive cases.

The company received Chinese regulatory approval for a lung cancer assay last year and plans to seek approval for a liquid biopsy test this year.

SeqOnce, which was founded in 2014, has developed a technology for NGS library preparation that it says is significantly quicker than competing methods.

The MammaSeq assay comprises 79 genes and 1,369 mutations in breast cancer that could be used as potential downstream therapeutic targets. 

Under the terms of the agreement, Yourgene will offer its NIPT products on Thermo's NGS instruments in Southeast Asia and pay off its debts to Thermo.

NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.

Feb
21
Sponsored by
L7 Informatics

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how Gradalis, a clinical-stage immunotherapy developer, is using an information management solution from L7 to streamline its research, clinical, and manufacturing operations.

Feb
26
Sponsored by
Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at McMaster University developed a cellular and molecular phenotyping pipeline using archived samples of lung tissue derived from patients diagnosed with fibrotic interstitial lung disease. 

Mar
13
Sponsored by
Horizon Discovery

This webinar will discuss development and validation of an assay for detection of microsatellite instability (MSI) based on a novel set of biomarkers.

Mar
14
Sponsored by
BD

In this webinar, Dr. Wendy Béguelin of Weill Cornell Medicine will discuss how she used the BD Rhapsody single-cell RNA-seq platform and YFP floxed reporter mouse models to study how lymphoma-associated mutations disrupt the immune system by affecting GC B-cell states, explaining the biology of initiation of low-grade follicular lymphoma.