NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Rare Genomics Institute said this week that it has made its first discovery since launching its exome sequencing services for undiagnosed diseases in January.

The institute uses a crowdsourced model to raise funds for patients with undiagnosed diseases to have their exomes sequenced in an attempt to identify the causal mutation.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

With the launch of Scott Kelly into space today, the study of him and his earthbound brother to disentangle the effects of life in space from the effects of genetics kicks off.

In Science this week: self-assembly of DNA components in solution, and more.

Genetics and Molecular Research retracts two gastric cancer papers for being "substantially equal" to other papers, according to Retraction Watch.

A new analysis indicates that the Ebola virus behind the current West African outbreak is mutating at about the same rate as other Ebola viruses.

Apr
15
Sponsored by
WaferGen

This live online seminar will highlight recent trends in applying next-generation sequencing in the clinical setting, with a particular focus on oncology and rare disease.