News on NGS technologies, RNA-seq, clinical sequencing, & sample prep in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.
The company's next-generation sequencing-based test detects more than 400 recurrent alterations that can identify 96 percent of bladder cancers.
Recent advancements in long-read sequencing are enabling researchers to study full-length mRNA isoforms at the single-cell level.
White House Report Outlines Goals to Advance Genomic Research, Precision Therapy Development
The report, on goals for biotechnology and biomanufacturing in the US, suggests areas of investment including multiomics, cell therapies, gene editing, and microbial genome sequencing.
Thermo Fisher Scientific's IonTorrent Genexus platform can provide cancer panel results in about a day, but data on clinical impact of the fast turnaround has not yet been produced.
Admixture of Stone Age European Farmers, Hunter-Gatherers Led to Genetic Loci Under Selection
Using natural selection-focused analysis, researchers saw overrepresentation of hunter-gatherer sequences in an immune-related region in admixed ancient European farmers.