By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online last night in the New England Journal of Medicine, Canadian researchers describe how they used whole-genome sequencing and social network analyses to trace transmission events and find socio-economic factors behind a British Columbia TB outbreak.

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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.