massively parallel sequencing Sequencing Startup Singular Genomics Files for $100M IPO The San Diego-based company, led by a raft of Illumina veterans, is planning to build a new sequencing platform to address genomic and multiomic analysis. Verogen, Eurofins Partner to Implement NGS-Based Forensics A pilot project will validate Verogen's version of the Illumina MiSeq platform and create an implementation model for Eurofins and its partners. Illumina Touts Participation in Global Pathogen, Population Sequencing Initiatives Premium The firm again reiterated its commitment to seeing the Grail acquisition through while laying out its M&A strategy going forward. European Union to Review Illumina's Planned Grail Acquisition Under New Guidance Illumina reaffirmed its commitment to the $8 billion deal and said it does not believe the European authorities have jurisdiction to review it. Long-Read Genome Assemblies Have 'Blind Spots' for Structural Variant Detection Premium Researchers comparing structural variant detection using short- and long-read technologies said assembly-based methods can provide added value, despite missing certain CNVs. Nov 10, 2020 Adaptive Biotechnologies Q3 Revenues Grow 1 Percent Nov 2, 2020 Researchers Turn Methylated DNA Profiling Method Towards Prenatal Testing Applications Premium Oct 28, 2020 Illumina's ExpansionHunter Software Shows Clinical Promise for STR Expansions Premium Oct 26, 2020 Roche, Fabric Genomics Ink Comarketing Agreement for Whole-Exome Sequencing Solution 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 15, 2020 DNTR-Seq Latest Method to Combine WGS, Transcriptomics in Single Cells Premium Oct 8, 2020 Pacific Biosciences' New Sequel IIe System Puts Focus on High Read Accuracy Premium Sep 9, 2020 Adaptive Biotechnologies, Takara Bio T Cell Receptor Sequencing Methods Rank High in Benchmarking Study Premium Sep 1, 2020 Universal Sequencing Technology, Golden Gateway Partners Ink Australia Distribution Deal Aug 26, 2020 US Court Orders Illumina to Produce Inventors for Deposition in BGI Patent Lawsuit Aug 4, 2020 Fulgent Genetics Revenues More Than Double in Q2, Driven by COVID-19 Testing Jul 30, 2020 Double-Barcoded Single-Cell Library Prep Solves Index-Hopping Issues, Lowers Sequencing Costs Premium Mar 9, 2020 Blue Shield of California to Cover Rady Children's Rapid Whole-Genome Sequencing Test Jan 13, 2020 MGI Receives CE Mark, Regulatory Clearance in Asia-Pacific Countries for Several Sequencers Feb 5, 2016 Separate Research Teams Find Evidence of Clonality in SEO Cancer Tumors Nov 18, 2014 At Prenatal Molecular Dx Conference, NIPT Providers Offer Glimpse into Strategies Premium Apr 25, 2012 Dutch Group Adapts Non-Invasive Prenatal Trisomy Sequencing for SOLiD; Plans Clinical Use across Netherlands Premium Feb 8, 2012 Transcript Sequencing in Mouse Model Offers Insights Into Cancer Editing By Immune System Dec 23, 2011 Sequencing Study Unearths Gene Fusion in Lung Cancer from Never-Smoker Load More Breaking News Oncocyte Posts $1.1M in Q1 Revenues, Beating Wall Street Expectations Namocell, SingLab Technologies Ink Distribution Agreement for Singapore Mitochondrial DNA Analysis Uncovers Influence of Genetic Variation on Hundreds of Phenotypes Bipolar Disorder GWAS Meta-Analysis Points to Potential Treatment Targets Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Dutch DNA Biotech Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Singular Genomics, Invitae, COVID-19, and More The Scan Gap in COVAX Doses BBC News reports that COVAX is experiencing a vaccine shortfall, as the Serum Institute of India has paused exports. Sanofi, GSK Report Promising Results The Wall Street Journal reports that the candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine from Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline has had encouraging early results. Influence of Luck The New York Times examines how the US avoided variant-fueled increases in COVID-19 cases. PLOS Papers on Retina GWAS, Hantaan Virus, COVID-19 Phenome-Wide Association Study In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of retinal morphology, analysis of hantaan virus found in a mouse, and more.