Sequencing Technology

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.

Researchers identified DNA-based arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi taxa in more than 1,000 plant root samples from diverse locations around the world.

From its first 40 patients, the lab's exome test had a diagnostic rate of 30 percent and identified secondary findings in three patients.

The scientists believe they have created a more accurate way to detect mutations that often lead to hereditary colorectal cancer.

Sequence-level analysis of European Huntington's disease haplotype indicates its long history and suggests potential targets for allele-specific gene-targeting therapies.

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)

In Nature this week: method to detect single-nucleotide and copy-number alterations in single cells from archival tissue, and more.

China has announced new rules governing the use of stem cell treatments, Nature News reports.

Wired's Sarah Zhang expresses frustration as a microbiome study of homes uncovers expected bacteria.

A database containing genome sequences from strains of foodborne pathogens may enable regulators and companies to quickly identify outbreak sources, Reuters reports.

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.