Microarrays & Multiplexing

Industry observers believe that Y chromosome sequencing services — until now the domain of advanced genetic genealogists and academics — could become more popular.

Bio-Rad scientist Jennifer Berman explains how ddPCR can help detect the basic efficiency of CRISPR/Cas9 and other genome editing technologies and more.

The joint venture will leverage Qiagen's ModaPlex platform to develop assays initially for personalized healthcare applications. 

An Australian-led team has reported that combining genetic and epigenetic information may help researchers predict phenotypes.

A missense change in CDKN2A turned up through a genome-wide association study involving thousands of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia cases and controls.

Method for analysis using nucleic acid microarray
Single molecular nucleic acid sequence analysis processes and compositions
Array printing
Vitro evolution in microfluidic systems
Method for cross-instrument comparison of gene expression data
Method and arrays for detecting biological molecules

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of Malaysian tuberculosis strain, database of bat genomes, and more.

An editorial appearing at The Scientist bemoans the high numbers of mitochondrial genome papers and suggests a different path for mitochondrial genome research.

Researchers and drug developers are excited about the potential of CRISPR-Cas9-based therapeutics, the Wall Street Journal reports.

US lawmakers want to develop a new incarnation of the National Children's Study, ScienceInsider reports.