capture-based sequencing

Researchers found relevant non-coding mutations in colorectal cancer cell lines by systematically profiling chromosome interactions at promoter fragments.

Using Hi-C, genome sequencing, and optical mapping, researchers profiled structural variants in multiple cancer cell lines, leading to potential non-coding drivers.

By sequencing a handful of individuals who lived in Morocco some 13,900 to 15,100 years ago, investigators found clues to past population mergers in North Africa.

At the AGBT conference this week, the DNA synthesis discussed the new capture products and its overall business.

Sophia Genetics has received a CE-IVD mark for a sequencing-based test that, combined with data analytics, is meant to improve detection of leukemia.

Using Neolithic and Chalcolithic period samples, researchers explored farming and hunter-gatherer admixture in populations from Hungary, Spain, and Germany.

Sarcophagus of Tadja, Abusir el-Meleq

The team uncovered ties to Near Eastern and Levant populations with mitochondrial genome sequences and genome-wide SNP profiles for up to 90 Egyptian mummies.

Investigators from Germany, the US, China, and elsewhere have identified an ancient Romanian man just a few generations removed from a Neanderthal ancestor.

Researchers from the University of Washington have published a proof-of-principle study on the use of genomic capture and high-throughput sequencing for finding mutations in breast and ovarian cancer risk genes.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.