A new startup co-founded by Harvard geneticist George Church plans to bring the personal genome to customers willing — and able — to pay for it and promises to keep the information private and secure.
 
The company, called Knome, says it is the first to offer whole-genome sequencing and analysis services directly to consumers, setting it apart from other personal genomics startups like 23andMe and Navigenics, which plan to start out with genotyping services.
 

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.

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This webinar will present an in-depth look at how Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has developed and implemented a next-generation sequencing panel for mutational tumor profiling of advanced cancer patients.

Sep
28
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This webinar will discuss the critical role that software can play for clinical labs looking to establish comprehensive genomic testing programs.