SAIC-Frederick, Roche Team on NCI Sequencing Project | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SAIC-Frederick and Roche Applied Science will collaborate to test Roche's sequence capture and sequencing technologies for use in research projects for the National Cancer Institute, Roche Diagnostics said today.

A contractor for NCI, SAIC-Frederick will use the NimbleGen Sequence Capture technology, along with the Genome Sequencer FLX from Roche's 454 Life Sciences business, to conduct targeted re-sequencing for cancer genomics studies.

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.

In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomics study of Aspergillus, genetic variation in indigenous African cattle, and more.

Some people who harbor genetic variants associated with disease show no signs and may give insight into the continuum of symptoms, Spectrum reports.

Some 57 snow monkeys at a Japanese zoo were found to be rhesus macaque hybrids, which are banned in Japan.

British researchers say they've been removed from EU grant applications, according to the Guardian.