NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online today in Science, researchers from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, the J. Craig Venter Institute, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine reported that they have sequenced the complete genomes of all 99 catalogued human rhinoviruses, the viruses that cause the common cold, along with ten new field samples.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.