Sequencing

News on NGS technologies, RNA-seq, clinical sequencing, & sample prep in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Mutations within BCL7A, BRWD3, and AUTS2 were more common among African Americans, while TP53 and IRF4 mutations were more frequent among Caucasians.

Investigators used sequencing, phylogenetics, and epidemiology to retrace transmission during a 2008 outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Max Planck researchers reconstructed the genomes of six Yersinia pestis samples that date back between 4,800 years and 3,700 years.

Labs reported on their work with kits from both Roche and Thermo Fisher, both of which have launched new commercial liquid biopsy products in recent years.

Early research has shown the open-source ExpansionHunter software to be highly accurate in identifying repeat expansions that indicate rare diseases.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.

Dec
05
Sponsored by
Agilent

This webinar will discuss a molecular barcode-based error correction method that enables combined mutation detection and DNA copy number profiling through circulating tumor DNA sequencing.