Sequencing

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

Roche said the layoffs at its Madison, Wisconsin site will start Dec. 31 and continue through June 30, 2020.

Cornell researchers plan to test cell-free DNA in a prospective study for diagnosing infection and antimicrobial resistance in kidney transplant patients.

Using omics and other data, researchers performed  network analyses that pointed to interactions between human herpesviruses and other Alzheimer's disease risk factors.

The European Commission recently awarded Cergentis a €1.2 million grant to support the development of its TLA technology for use in FFPE samples.

From infant skeletal remains going back hundreds of years, a team produced three Treponema pallidum genomes, representing both syphilis- and yaws-causing sub-species.

Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

Jun
26
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar outlines a study that sought to characterize the landscape of alternative polyadenylation (APA) in the lung cancer transcriptome in order to gain insight into the role of APA in cancer progression.

Jun
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will review a standardized, high-throughput, and fully automated library prep protocol for human metagenomic analysis.

Jul
10
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar offers a look at how an advanced genetics laboratory implemented and validated a commercial bioinformatics system to help scale its operations.

Jul
12
Sponsored by
Canon BioMedical

This webinar will discuss a project that is analyzing the “Human Brainome” – genome, transcriptome, proteome, and phenome interaction data -- to gain insights into Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis.