Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are proposing to use high-throughput sequencing to draw a wiring diagram of all neurons in the brain at approximately the cost of sequencing a human genome.

In an article published in PLoS Biology last week, the team, led by Tony Zador, a professor of neurobiology at CSLH, outlined their approach, called BOINC for barcoding of individual neuronal connections, in which sequencing serves as the final readout step.

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A former Synthetic Genomics attorney alleges that the firm discriminated against her and other female employees, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Due to privacy and lab certification questions, the planned giveaway of Orig3n testing kits at a Baltimore Ravens game was suspended.

Alnylam reports positive results from its phase 3 clinical trial of an RNAi-based drug, according to Stat News.

In Cell this week: adult mesenchymal cell populations in mouse lung, genetic diversity in HPV16 and cancer risk protection, and more.

Sep
27
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will present an in-depth look at how Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has developed and implemented a next-generation sequencing panel for mutational tumor profiling of advanced cancer patients.

Sep
28
Sponsored by
Fabric Genomics

This webinar will discuss the critical role that software can play for clinical labs looking to establish comprehensive genomic testing programs.