Sequencing

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

An international team of researchers said their set of 80 SNPs could be used to uniquely identify and track personal genome samples.

Ampath will be one of the first laboratories in South Africa to offer a CE-IVD accredited noninvasive prenatal testing center and will act as a hub for such services.

In an increasingly diverse field of sequencing assays, Genentech researchers believe they have achieved notable sensitivity, with high multiplexing capability and relatively low cost.

The financing follows Cofactor's launch of Pinnacle, an RNA-based oncology assay and the company's first product since a strategic refocusing.

Curetis and BGI subsidiary MGI Tech plan to develop NGS-based diagnostics for microbial infections on the MGISeq instrument for the Chinese market. 

The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.

Sep
20
Sponsored by
Ion Torrent

This webinar will discuss how next-generation sequencing (NGS) can help clinical research labs and pathologists save time, money, and samples compared to single-analyte oncology research assays.

Sep
21
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will demonstrate a new approach that combines precise FFPE tumor isolation with extraction-free DNA/RNA library preparation to minimize material losses and reduce the amount of tissue input required for NGS analysis.

Sep
26
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will describe a protocol and proof-of-principle experiments for Cellular Indexing of Transcriptome and Epitopes by Sequencing (CITE-seq).

Sep
27
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will present an in-depth look at how Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has developed and implemented a next-generation sequencing panel for mutational tumor profiling of advanced cancer patients.