long fragment read technology Long Cell-Free DNA Molecules Could Provide New Target for Noninvasive Prenatal Testing Premium A new study has explored patterns in these molecules in pregnant women, showing potential for detection of fetal monogenic diseases and pregnancy complications. Speedy Long-Read Genome Assembly Enabled by Minimizer-Space Analysis The minimizer-space de Bruijn graph approach could assemble a human genome in less than 10 minutes using eight cores and 10 gigabytes of random access memory. Telomere-To-Telomere Team Assembles Complete Human Genome En Route to Reference Pangenome Premium The project leaders hope that T2T-CHM13 will be used as a new linear reference genome while they are generating phased genomes for the Human Pangenome Reference Consortium. NIH, Genomics England Launch Large-Scale Human Genome Sequencing Studies Using Nanopore Technology The research projects will use Oxford Nanopore Technologies' PromethIon 48 instrument to sequence genomes of patients with dementia and cancer, respectively. Pacific Biosciences Sees Opportunity in Kits for COVID-19, Pathogen Surveillance Premium PacBio sequencers are contributing to the CDC's genomic surveillance efforts and it hired a VP of government affairs to expand opportunities in that area. Apr 29, 2021 Pacific Biosciences Q1 Revenues Soar 86 Percent Apr 28, 2021 Vertebrate Genomes Project Presents High-Quality Genomes for 25 Species Apr 20, 2021 Nanopore Sequencing Firm Armonica Technologies Progresses Towards Single-Base Detection Premium Apr 8, 2021 Long-Read Genome Assemblies Have 'Blind Spots' for Structural Variant Detection Premium Mar 23, 2021 Long-Read Sequencing Emerges as Useful Tool to Study RNA Isoforms Premium Mar 3, 2021 Human Pangenome Reference Consortium Releases Data From 30 Genomes Jan 14, 2021 Pacific Biosciences CEO Discusses Q4 Results, New Sequencing Platforms at JP Morgan Jan 7, 2021 Pacific Biosciences HiFi Reads Drive Core Lab Business, High-Flying Stock Price Premium Dec 8, 2020 New Methods Enable Phased Human Genome Assemblies Without Parental Data Premium Nov 3, 2020 Pacific Biosciences Gears Up For Commercial, R&D Push With Eye Toward Collaborations Premium Nov 2, 2020 Pacific Biosciences Q3 Revenues Fall 13 Percent Oct 22, 2020 Invitae, Pacific Biosciences Collaborate on NGS-Based Pediatric Epilepsy Testing Oct 15, 2020 Pacific Biosciences, Children's Mercy, Microsoft Collaborate on Rare Genetic Disease Diagnostics Oct 8, 2020 Pacific Biosciences' New Sequel IIe System Puts Focus on High Read Accuracy Premium Oct 2, 2020 Pacific Biosciences Upgraded to Overweight by JP Morgan Sep 22, 2020 Google DeepVariant Boosts Accuracy of Indel Calls in PacBio Long Reads Premium Aug 12, 2020 Pacific Biosciences Prices $86.9M Public Stock Offering Jun 15, 2020 Genome In a Bottle Consortium Releases Structural Variant Calling Benchmark Data Premium May 19, 2020 Personal Genomics Sues Pacific Biosciences in Chinese Court for Patent Infringement May 6, 2020 Pacific Biosciences Q1 Revenues Down 5 Percent Load More Breaking News New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.