Sequencing Technology

Overall, analyst Bryan Brokmeier said he is bullish on the space in spite of uncertainty in the general global markets.

Quest offers its BRCAvantage test on the MiSeq, has other oncology and neurology NGS tests in development, and is converting all its Sanger tests to NGS. 

Through comparisons with dozens of other sequenced Pseudomonas syringae strains, researchers explored features that allow UMAF0158 to parasitize the mango tree.

The study will involve whole-exome sequencing in ovarian cancer patients of European descent, with top candidate genes sequenced in African American patients.

BD plans to launch a cell sorter for the genomics market over the next six months and to release an automated NGS library prep system in early 2016.

Methods and systems for detecting sequence variants
Sequence scheduling and sample distribution techniques
Modified base detection with nanopore sequencing
DNA sequence with non-fluorescent nucleotide reversible terminators and cleavable label modified nucleotide terminators
Integrated circuit with ion sensitive sensor and manufacturing method
Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing genetic information obtained by using next generation sequencing (NGS)

By analyzing tweets, Canadian researchers examine the public's view of gene patenting.

In Science this week: issues in reproducibility, circulating DNA predicts breast cancer relapse, and more.

Because of an autoimmune disorder, a man has been shedding live polioviruses for 28 years, according to an analysis appearing in PLOS Pathogens.

Being in a long-term collaboration can increase researchers' citation rates by 17 percent, a recent analysis says.

Sep
17
Sponsored by
Omicia

This online seminar will provide examples of how commercial and hospital-affiliated clinical labs are successfully developing and deploying high-throughput next-generation sequencing-based testing services for genetic diseases. 

Sep
24
Sponsored by
Personalis

This online seminar will outline a targeted enrichment technology to improve next-generation sequencing assays for cancer research and clinical applications. 

Oct
01
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will discuss a new library preparation method that enables complete methylome characterization from only about 20 starting cells.

Oct
07
Sponsored by
Personal Genome Diagnostics

This webinar will highlight the key considerations and applications of next-generation sequencing for managing non-small cell lung cancer patients using plasma-based approaches.