NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A survey of nearly 7,000 people found that in cases where they consent to research involving genomic testing of their DNA, they want to know if researchers find  variants indicative of a serious preventable or treatable disease.

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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.

Jun
21
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will provide a detailed look at how a genomics lab implemented next-generation sequencing (NGS) liquid biopsy assays into its in-house clinical research program.

Jun
26
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar outlines a study that sought to characterize the landscape of alternative polyadenylation (APA) in the lung cancer transcriptome in order to gain insight into the role of APA in cancer progression.