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The court ordered the molecular diagnostic company to stop offering the Fetalis test it started offering in Germany this summer, which is based on Ariosa's technology.

The lead investigators said that Foundation Medicine's NGS test will enable the beginning of targeted treatment within seven days of diagnosis. 

Expression profiles of 1,900 B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia cases point to the presence of a subtype marked by rearrangements in transcription factor DUX4.

Under the terms of the agreement, Q2 Solutions will develop companion diagnostics on Illumina's MiSeqDx instrument.

The Shanghai-based biotechnology firm uses Illumina sequencing technology to conduct microbiome studies and test clinical samples.

Human cancer-related gene, its encoded products and applications
Systems and methods for detecting an analyte of interest in a sample using filters and microstructured surfaces
Materials and methods for diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring of recurrence, and assessment of therapeutic/prophylactic treatment of pancreatobiliary cancer
Long-range barcode labeling-sequencing
Compositions and methods for nucleotide sequencing
Amplification methods to minimise sequence specific bias

National Cancer Institute researchers didn't report severe adverse events to Food and Drug Administration in a timely manner, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In PLOS this week: role for Notch signaling in congenital heart disease, sciatica risk variants, and more.

Researchers in China have used the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing approach to alter the length of hair fibers in cashmere goats.

According to ScienceInsider, the Scripps Research Institute and the California Institute for Biomedical Research are merging.

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This webinar will provide an update on Phase 2 of the ongoing ABRF Next Generation Sequencing Study, an effort to evaluate the performance of NGS platforms and to identify optimal methods and best practices. Phase 1 of the study focused on RNA sequencing, while Phase 2 is focusing on genomic DNA samples.

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This webinar will provide specific use cases from a molecular pathology lab demonstrating how an automated bioinformatics pipeline can improve somatic variant assessment and reporting.

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This online seminar will discuss the application of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) sequencing to evaluate the emergence of resistance mutations during therapy.