Sequencing Technology

During an NHGRI-sponsored sequencing technology conference last week, the firm discussed its progress toward commercializing the device.

The partners will focus on early treatment and diagnosis of cancers in women's health and abdominal and blood cancers.

The group found that a combination of algorithms performs better than any one single algorithm.

A years-long international collaboration to sample the ocean metagenome has published its first findings.

Researchers sequenced a 35,000-year-old wolf specimen from Siberia, using comparative genomics to tease apart the timing of wolf-dog divergence.

Methods and compositions for DNA fragmentation and tagging by transposases
Multibase delivery for long reads in sequencing by synthesis protocols
Determination of KIR haplotypes associated with disease
Methods and apparatus for detecting molecular interactions using FET arrays
Recombinant polymerases for improved single-molecule sequencing
Methods and apparatus for single-molecule sequencing using energy transfer detection

In Science this week: swapping yeast genes with human orthologs to study conservation of function, and more.

Hong Kong is using DNA phenotyping to shame litterers.

A study appearing in Cell suggests some metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients could benefit from PARP inhibitor therapy.

NIH's Francis Collins writes that scientific advances are poised to help populations all over the world, but more scientists are needed to keep the momentum.

May
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease. 

Jun
23
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will demonstrate how automated liquid handling workstations can reduce bottlenecks in library preparation for next-generation sequencing, enabling scientific advances in genomics research that were not possible five years ago.