Sequencing

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

Using a protocol developed at the University of Oxford, the researchers hope that nanopore sequencing can aid diagnosis and drug resistance profiling in remote areas.

A targeted sequencing analysis of 42 pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma has uncovered prognostically-relevant germline mutations in 29 percent of sporadic cases.

Researchers sequenced 61 Zika virus genomes isolated from patients in the region to reconstruct viral movements.

An analysis revealed an uptick in cancer in frontotemporal lobar degeneration-affected families with tau mutations, pointing to a broader tau protein role.

The companies plan to develop a pan-cancer CDx to measure microsatellite instability and CDx tests for tumor mutational burden and other novel biomarkers of response.

Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.

Jun
12
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will highlight a comprehensive end-to-end solution for precision care in oncology, comprising sample acquisition through to sequencing and analysis, treatment recommendations, and follow-through.

Jun
14
Sponsored by
Sophia Genetics

This webinar will discuss an effort underway at the University of North Carolina Medical Center's to overcome limitations in the hematological genomic testing workflow with artificial intelligence (AI) from Sophia Genetics.

Jun
19
Sponsored by
Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will provide evidence for the use of RNA in situ hybridization (RNA ISH) as a replacement for immunohistochemistry (IHC) in cancer research and diagnostic applications.

Jun
20
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

In this webinar, Michael Quail of the R&D Sequencing team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute will provide an expert perspective on library prep for next-generation sequencing.