The study used a variety of sequencing and mapping technologies, including from Illumina, Pacific Biosciences, 10X Genomics, Bionano Genomics, and Oxford Nanopore.
In Cell this week: somatic mtDNA mutation-based "genetic barcode" method, molecular mechanisms behind structural variants at 17p11.2, and more.
At the AGBT conference, MGI Tech showcased its technologies, while a Sanger Institute researcher presented results from a comparison between BGI and Illumina data.
In Cell this week: factors that regulate the differentiation of T helper type 2, structural variants teased out from long-read sequenced human genomes, and more.
Circulomics, Bionano, Sage Science, RevoluGen, and others have been developing methods for extracting DNA hundreds of kilobases and up to megabases in length.
The round was led by Meritech Capital, with participation from Fidelity and Wells Fargo, and brings the company's total financing to date to $243 million.
The index's 13 percent gain was below the 39 percent surge of 2017 but occurred despite the poor performance of index stocks in December.
Loop's synthetic long read kits and services will be sold by several companies in countries including China, Australia, France, and Germany.
The company offers kits and services based on a synthetic long-read sequencing technology that enables short-read sequencers to generate long-read data.
At the ICG-13 conference, BGI previewed a high-throughput sequencer, MGISEQ-T7, that will be commercially available in 2019 and have a throughput of up to 20,000 genomes per year.
The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.
Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.
Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.