Sequencing Technology

With exome or targeted sequences from 101 pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma samples, a Johns Hopkins-led team tracked down informative tumor mutations.

Aetna is the first major commercial insurer to cover Interpace's ThyGenX and brings the total number of covered lives for it to more than 100 million. 

Scientists at the Anthony Nolan Research Institute, in collaboration with Pacific Biosciences, recently published a study on typing HLA class I genes.

A team of researchers has characterized the genomic diversity of the human cytomegalovirus and uncovered potential therapeutic targets.

Researchers identified a haplotype in the SNCA gene associated with heightened risk of Lewy body AD using a bioinformatics algorithm and phased sequencing.

Method of determining clonotypes and clonotype profiles
Method for sequencing RNA by in-source decay using matrix assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometer
Methods for sequencing polynucleotides
Strategies for high-throughput identification and detection of polymorphisms
Methods and compositions for incorporating nucleotides
Method for sequencing a polynucleotide template

In PNAS this week: human cytomegalovirus diversity, patterns of homologous recombination in E. coli, and more.

US lawmakers are considering eliminating the medical devices tax that is part of the Affordable Care Act.

Two research teams in China home in on a gene that gives rice a long, slender shape.

Marcia McNutt, the editor-in-chief of Science, has been nominated to become president of the US National Academy of Sciences.

Jul
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Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.