By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By sequencing more than a dozen new bacterial genomes, researchers from Italy, the US, and UK have gained phylogenetic insights for the bacterial species Neisseria meningitidis — including information about how components of a bacterial "immune system" contribute to its phylogeny.

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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.