Sequencing Technology

Researchers explored the predictive value of using mismatch repair deficiency and PD-L1 expression to assess which cancer patients are likely to respond to anti-PD-1 treatments.

Researchers sequenced 25 Ebola genomes isolated from patients infected during the outbreak, publishing their results in Emerging Infectious Diseases

The effort has provided a comprehensive view of the toxin proteins involved in the sting of these dangerous jellyfish, which is now being used to identify targets for inhibitory drugs.

Institute for Systems Biology head Leroy Hood presented vignettes from last year's pilot project, laying the groundwork for more widespread wellness-focused work.

The partners will develop panels to stratify patients with obesity and diabetes into surgical and alternate intervention groups in an upcoming clinical trial.

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

Heads of various research funding agencies discuss how to encourage scientific breakthroughs, ScienceInsider reports.

The Kansas City Star examines issues surrounding newborn genome sequencing.

Researchers say their Research Resource Identifier citation format is catching on, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: the Human Silencing Hub protein complex, and more.

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.