In a reader survey, researchers and core lab staff share how they think cores are doing.
The consortium aims to profile up to 800 multiple myeloma patient samples using the Affymetrix platform with a goal of developing a list of predictive biomarkers.
The new company believes it can be the dominant clearinghouse for genome analysis apps or other tools, with free and unlimited storage of users' genomic data.
The firm will adapt multiplex panels for prognosis of septic shock patients to its array-based portable diagnostic platform.
London Health Sciences Center researchers published a study validating the accuracy of the method as a potential screening test for symptomatic male patients.
Researchers from both teams plan to continue to refine their findings toward creating simple PCR or other nucleic acid amplification-based assays.
ISS astronauts will soon begin testing the Oxford Nanopore MinIon and two PCR platforms while researchers on Earth continue to evaluate microarrays for use in space.
The approach can increase CpG coverage about 18-fold by inferring from existing data to predict methylation of sites outside those covered on the arrays themselves.
Several new laboratories started to offer NIPT locally in 2015, and some providers have been shifting to less-expensive non-NGS platforms.
The researchers were able to differentiate among patients with lung cancer, COPD, and health controls using the biomarkers.
In PNAS this week: variation patterns in wheat lines, regulatory variation in Capsella grandiflora, and more.
A Rockefeller University researcher is using edited ants to explore complex biological systems, the New York Times writes.
There's a heritable aspect to how much time people spend online, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Stat News reports that Joseph Gulfo is another contender for FDA commissioner.