Mayo Clinic Assesses Target-Capture Options as Step Toward Sequencing-Based Molecular Diagnostics | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic are currently evaluating different sequencing platforms and capture methods to use in molecular diagnostics, with the aim of having their first sequencing-based test ready within the next year.

Nicole Hoppman-Chaney, a fellow in clinical cytogenetics at the Mayo Clinic, told In Sequence that the researchers expect their first sequencing-based test to be for the diagnosis of hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes.

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