Sequencing

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

When investigators retraced recurrent mutations, expression changes, and methylation shifts in hundreds of Wilms tumor case, they identified two main pathways.

The trial will evaluate a single CTC analysis pipeline that incorporates cell enumeration and isolation systems from Menarini-Silicon Biosystems.

LabCorp will serve as exclusive distributor for OmniSeq's cancer assays and will participate in its Series B financing round.

The project aims to developa system to automate the coring of tumor samples based on identified targets for DNA and RNA extraction.

Under the terms of the deal, Fluidigm has the right to commercialize the CFTR sample prep assay for research use on its Juno automated microfluidic system.

Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.

Sep
07
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will address improvements in the library prep workflow for small RNA sequencing in serum and plasma.

Sep
20
Sponsored by
Ion Torrent

This webinar will discuss how next-generation sequencing (NGS) can help clinical research labs and pathologists save time, money, and samples compared to single-analyte oncology research assays.

Sep
21
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will demonstrate a new approach that combines precise FFPE tumor isolation with extraction-free DNA/RNA library preparation to minimize material losses and reduce the amount of tissue input required for NGS analysis.

Sep
26
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will describe a protocol and proof-of-principle experiments for Cellular Indexing of Transcriptome and Epitopes by Sequencing (CITE-seq).