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Fleury will integrate IDbyDNA's Explify platform into its own laboratory workflow and develop a full suite of Explify-based clinical testing.

The company's ctDx lung cancer assay identifies a variety of different actionable mutations in the blood of non-small cell lung cancer patients.

In a recent study in Blood, the researchers showed that a higher allelic burden after transplantation was associated with higher risk of relapse and mortality.

The VGP released its first 15 high-quality reference genome assemblies today, which are part of the project's first phase to sequence 260 vertebrate genomes.

The pharma company plans to use the Signatera assay to determine whether it can identify patients who will respond to immunotherapy.

The lab created active molecular identification tags to be able to track specimens themselves, rather than just their containers. 

The agency has been gathering stakeholder input on how to regulate sequencing-based infectious disease diagnostics, including targeted and metagenomic approaches.

Arbor will provide reagents to Tataa for its courses on next-generation sequencing applications, while Tataa will distribute Arbor's products in European countries.

The firm will sell more than 14 million shares of its common stock for $4.25 per share.

Of the six kits, the team found that Qiagen and Norgen's spin column tools recovered the highest amount of DNA across a range of base pair lengths.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.