The researchers developed a protocol for dengue and chikungunya virus detection, which they plan to continue to test for outbreak monitoring and diagnostics.
The company said it will use the funding to accelerate the development of an affordable sequencing test for metagenomic samples.
Using samples from obese women with hepatic steatosis, investigators uncovered ties between the condition, gut microbes, metabolites, and liver gene expression.
CFDRC obtained iXG's high-throughput antimicrobial discovery platform, EMAD (extremophilic microbiome antimicrobial discovery).
Metagenomics can help researchers and clinicians uncover sources of infectious disease and discern whether pathogens are resistant to antimicrobials.
Illumina has extended a supply agreement with Foundation until 2023 and developed an automated metagenomics workflow with PerkinElmer.
In Nature this week: informatics approach for recovering microbial genomes from metagenomes, and more.
Researchers described diet-related patterns of gut microbial diversity, microbiome ties to psychiatric disease, and more.
A separate UCSF group has already begun implementing a different version of the metagenomic sequencing assay in the clinic.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: tool for examining transcription factor-DNA binding intensities, algorithm for classifying metagenomic sequence data, and more.
In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.
Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.
In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.
Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.