By Monica Heger

The market for whole human genome sequencing is shifting from the research sector to the clinic, Complete Genomics's CEO said at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare conference last week.

According to Cliff Reid, clinical sequencing will become viable at $3,000 per genome, new technology will enable different "grades" of genomes including a clinical-grade genome, and healthcare systems will be a huge opportunity for the expansion of Complete's sequencing services.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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