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At Tri-Con, UCSF's Charles Chiu discussed validation of a metagenomic NGS test as well as a new project to develop an RNA sequencing panel for Lyme disease.

A retrospective analysis of Enterococcus faecium isolates from a UK hospital provided clues to infection sources and antibiotic resistance patterns.

The genome of the mite provides insight into the parasite's biology, which could identify gene-based strategies to control future infestations.

Mutation and predicted neoantigen profiles for more than 63,000 tumors suggests it would be difficult to design a broadly beneficial cancer vaccine.

Using genotyping and tissue-specific expression data from the Genotype-Tissue Expression project, researchers characterized Neanderthal allele-specific expression.

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Pretreatment method of biological sample, detection method of RNA, and pretreatment kit
Methods and compositions for identifying enterovirus
Method for direct amplification from crude nucleic acid samples
Base-by-base ratcheting of DNA/RNA in a Y-shaped nanochannel
Methods for suppression PCR

In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.

Mar
02
Sponsored by
VelaDx

This online seminar will highlight recent advances in the use of next-generation sequencing to detect drug-resistant mutations in patients with HIV or HCV. 

Mar
09
Sponsored by
Bio-Rad

This webinar will discuss how next-generation sequencing and digital PCR can be used in a complementary manner for liquid biopsies in order to improve patient care.

Mar
16
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This online seminar will discuss how improvements on the front end and back end of the sequencing workflow can lead to better RNA-seq results.

Mar
28

This webinar describes the optimization and validation of two commercially available next-generation sequencing assays that may be used to guide personalized cancer treatment.