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Researchers sequenced the genomes of two African wild dogs from Kenya and South Africa to tease apart population patterns and adaptations in the endangered animal.

An international team of researchers reported that disseminated tumor cells likely arise late in tumor development.

The company has installed Illumina's HiSeq X sequencing platform and expects to sequence 20,000 genomes by the end of next year.

A sequenced variola virus isolate from the 1600s points to a relatively recent common ancestor for viruses involved in 20th century smallpox infections.

The Genome Institute of Singapore will collaborate with the new center to develop applications related to cancer diagnosis and treatment stratification.

Identification of DNA fragments and structural variations
Droplet actuators and techniques for droplet-based enzymatic assays
Methods and systems for microfluidic DNA sample preparation
Compositions and methods for detecting allelic variants
Determination of the depth coverage of the fetal genome
Methods for indexing samples and sequencing multiple polynucleotide templates

In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.

NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.

Dec
13
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This webinar will discuss a genomic strategy that detects single nucleotide variants and copy number variants in a single assay.

Dec
15
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This webinar will be an interactive roundtable discussion on established and emerging regulatory, scientific, and medical topics related to next-generation sequencing in the clinical setting.