The method, developed by researchers at the NIH and their colleagues, could be useful to analyze rare cell populations and clinical samples with very small numbers of cells.
The partners will collaborate on solid and liquid tumor diagnostics on Vela's Sentosa NGS-based diagnostic platform, which Gustave Roussy recently implemented.
The firm's clinical data showed comparable performance between NIPT by microarray and NGS, but the switch to arrays has helped speed turnaround times.
A CSER working group discussed strategies for distinguishing between somatic and germline variants and for how best to convey actionable germline information to cancer patients.
Horses in the Siberian Far East appear to have been introduced by the Yakut population within the last several hundred years, adapting to the environment since then.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: personal genome approach to RNA-seq read alignment, hematopoietic Systems Biology Repository, and more.
A man is using DNA evidence to argue that he is the rightful heir to the baronetcy of Stichill, the Guardian reports.
As part of an effort to get a diverse group of people to donate their DNA for research, some blood donors in the San Diego area will get their genomes sequenced, according to KPBS.
The comment period on the Department of Health and Human Services' proposal to alter the Common Rule has been extended.