Sequencing

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

The firm has ongoing collaborations to use metagenomic sequencing in water treatment facilities and aims to move into the microbiome testing space.

The company is using its informatics services business to inform internal diagnostic research and development efforts.

Starting with an 800-year-old sample from Norway, researchers retraced relationships between pig- and human-infecting Salmonella enterica lineages.

Using genome sequencing and phylogenetics, researchers have shown that the industrial yeast Pichia kudriavzevii is genetically the same species as Candida krusei.

With the new five-year funding, patients across Australia with rare or less common cancers will be able to access the program through a network of eight cancer centers.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

Jul
24
Sponsored by
Qiagen

In this webinar, Dr. Fergus Couch from the Mayo Clinic will present data from a large study that used a targeted sequencing panel to determine pancreatic cancer risk associated with inherited mutations in several cancer predisposition genes.

Aug
07
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will present the results of an evaluation of a web-based variant interpretation software system for clinical next-generation sequencing.

Aug
09
Sponsored by
Agena Bioscience

In this two-part webinar, Dr. Elin Gray, from Edith Cowan University, and Ms. Weiwei Zhao, from Kingmed diagnostic, will compare the highly sensitive, multiplexed UltraSEEK technology, on the MassARRAY system, to digital droplet PCR (ddPCR) results on melanoma and non-small cell lung carcinoma samples.

Aug
14
Sponsored by
Twist BioScience

 This webinar will explore advances in next-generation sequencing (NGS) library prep technologies and their relationship to the evolution of targeted gene panels.