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Sequencing Technology

The company has scaled back its headcount from a peak of 115 employees to about 100 staff members, primarily on the commercial side.

Illumina's CEO described the one-channel chemistry behind Firefly, saying that its simplicity would allow it to be deployed into new markets, including hospitals.

RNA sequencing uncovered differentially expressed genes in individuals with Lyme disease at diagnosis, immediately after antibiotic treatment, and six months later.

In the effort, the researchers will analyze more than 2,000 placental and matched blood samples obtained from mothers and infants in two separate cohorts.

The consortium plans to sequence individuals from populations throughout Asia in order to create phased reference genomes for all major Asian ethnic groups.

Probe, and polymorphism detection method using the same
Integrated capture and amplification of target nucleic acid for sequencing
Synthesis of four-color 3'-O-allyl modified photocleavable fluorescent nucleotides and related methods
Nanofluidic devices for the rapid mapping of whole genomes and related systems and methods of analysis
Methods for producing stranded cDNA libraries
Nucleotide transient binding for sequencing methods

Jeff Huber, former Google X senior vice president, joins Grail as its CEO.

In Science this week: Neanderthal-derived DNA linked to modern ailments, and more.

Japan needs to catch up on its gene-editing research efforts, the Japan News writes.

Hundreds of people have signed an online petition calling for zero tolerance to sexual harassment in the sciences.

Feb
25
Sponsored by
Omicia

This webinar will demonstrate how ACMG's recommended variant scoring and classification rules may be applied to standardize reporting on sequencing test results within and across institutions. 

Mar
03
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This webinar will discuss the use of a hybrid capture-based FFPE DNA sequencing methodology with the potential for advancing precision oncology studies. 

Mar
17
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will discuss Qiagen's approach to address two challenges facing NGS in the clinical research setting: lack of seamless workflow for routine clinical research use and truly relevant content to guide clinical research activities.