Sequencing

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

Diagenode said the deal will bolster its suite of epigenomics services and platforms, as well as enhance its epigenetic biomarker discovery efforts.

The consortium sequenced the bread wheat variety Chinese Spring, which has been used to develop genetic resources used by wheat researchers.

The system is designed to detect single amino acid polymorphisms in touch skin samples that can be used to identify specific people.

Funds raised through the offering will be used to buy back shares of common stock from shareholders in privately negotiated transactions.

The acquisition will enable Tecan to expand into the genomics space by coupling NuGen's NGS sample prep kits with its own laboratory automation products.

In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.

At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.

The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.

Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.

Aug
20
Sponsored by
Canon BioMedical

This webinar will provide an overview of recent advances in single-cell RNA sequencing from the perspectives of three research organizations.

Aug
23
Sponsored by
Tecan

This webinar will discuss an automated, high-throughput method of generating high-quality antigens and antibodies.

Aug
27
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar offers a look at how an advanced genetics laboratory implemented and validated a commercial bioinformatics system to help scale its operations.

Sep
17
Sponsored by
SeraCare

Today’s challenging clinical next-generation sequencing applications require a rigorous, comprehensive quality control management program to ensure confidence in results.