de novo sequencing Pacific Biosciences' New Sequel IIe System Puts Focus on High Read Accuracy Premium The single-molecule sequencing firm is skipping a beta testing program for its new sequencer, which should be available by the end of the year. Genome In a Bottle Consortium Releases Structural Variant Calling Benchmark Data Premium The public-private partnership has published a paper on a list of indels larger than 50 bp that is already being used to develop new methods. Massachusetts Startup Focuses on Long-Read Sequencing Technology Premium The firm, Universal Sequencing Technology, recently launched a library prep kit to get long-range information from short reads and is working on a long-read sequencing platform. Variant Detection Gets Boost From Graph Genomes, De Novo Assemblies Premium At ASHG, researchers showed why they're moving away from limited, linear human reference genome representations and towards a more inclusive future. Rockefeller Researchers Link Genetic Mutations to Infectious Disease Susceptibility Premium Jean-Laurent Casanova aims to identify single-gene mutations that compromise the immunity of normally healthy individuals and lead to severe infectious disease. Feb 26, 2018 Sequencing of Extinct and Living Elephants Reveals Genetic Admixture Jan 16, 2018 Dingo Genome Progress Presented at PAG May 31, 2017 Desert Tortoise Genome Gives Glimpse of Adaptation to Arid Climate, Longevity Mar 4, 2016 Investigators Use WGS, Mutational Analysis to Characterize Drug-Resistant Salmonella Epidemiology Jan 12, 2015 PAG Presenter Proposes Scheme for Sequencing Affordable De Novo Horse Genomes Nov 11, 2011 Study IDs Dozens of De Novo Gene Candidates in the Human Genome Jul 11, 2011 Exome Sequences Reveal Role for De Novo Mutations in Schizophrenia Aug 31, 2010 Wheat Genome Sequenced on Roche's 454 Premium Dec 15, 2009 Beijing Genomics Institute Publishes De Novo Assembly of Giant Panda Genome from Illumina Reads Premium Nov 17, 2009 BGI Says it Has Used the Illumina GA for De Novo Sequencing of Two Macaque Genomes Premium Breaking News Ceres Nanosciences Wins $1.4M in NIH RADx Funding for Additional Wastewater Epidemiology Centers Study Unearths Features Found in Long-Term Survivors of Advanced Ovarian Cancer GenomeWeb Top 40 up 8 Percent in November, Outpacing Broader Market Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Bio-Techne Partner to Develop Carrier Screening Assay ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR-Cas9 IP to Cosmo Bio The Scan New Study Investigates Genomics of Fanconi Anemia Repair Pathway in Cancer A Rockefeller University team reports in Nature that FA repair deficiency leads to structural variants that can contribute to genomic instability. Study Reveals Potential Sex-Specific Role for Noncoding RNA in Depression A long, noncoding RNA called FEDORA appears to be a sex-specific regulator of major depressive disorder, affecting more women, researchers report in Science Advances. New mRNA Vaccines Offer Hope for Fighting Malaria A George Washington University-led team has developed mRNA vaccines for malaria that appear to provide protection in mice, as they report in NPJ Vaccines. Unique Germline Variants Found Among Black Prostate Cancer Patients Through an exome sequencing study appearing in JCO Precision Oncology, researchers have found unique pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants within a cohort of Black prostate cancer patients.