By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad plans to begin offering genomic sequencing services to the public through healthcare facilities.

Starting at the end of the month, MGRC will provide sequencing and genetic screening services to the public at designated hospitals and primary care centers, enabling physicians to screen and identify a wide range of genetic diseases, pre-dispositions to inherited diseases, and adverse reaction to drugs.

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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.