Researchers demonstrated that Strand-seq directional single-cell sequencing can be used to assemble consensus chromosome haplotypes for an individual.
Genomics England will use the system to help in its clinical reporting for the 100,000 Genome Project's cancer program.
The University of Washington researchers intend to license the tool, called My46, to other academic and nonprofit research organizations free of charge.
The new grant provides Coriell with funding for five years to maintain the repository of cell lines, DNA, and genotype and sequence data.
By focusing on sequences that have diverged rapidly in humans, researchers identified regulatory sequences suspected of affecting neural processes.
In Science this week: a global genetic interaction map for Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and progress made in genomics, precision medicine, and therapeutics.
The price of plane tickets can affect how scientists in different countries choose to collaborate with each other, NPR reports.
The Annals of Improbable Research has awarded the 2016 Ig Nobel Prizes.
Scientific American alleges that the FDA has been "arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence."
This online seminar will discuss sample collection challenges associated with tumor sequencing, with a particular focus on somatic variant testing in plasma.