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Researchers identified and started analyzing thousands of non-repetitive, non-human reference genome sequences in individuals from Iceland.

The investment bank Evercore ISI upgraded Illumina's stock in anticipation of sales of its NovaSeq sequencing instrument.

At Tri-Con, UCSF's Charles Chiu discussed validation of a metagenomic NGS test as well as a new project to develop an RNA sequencing panel for Lyme disease.

A retrospective analysis of Enterococcus faecium isolates from a UK hospital provided clues to infection sources and antibiotic resistance patterns.

The genome of the mite provides insight into the parasite's biology, which could identify gene-based strategies to control future infestations.

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Pretreatment method of biological sample, detection method of RNA, and pretreatment kit
Methods and compositions for identifying enterovirus
Method for direct amplification from crude nucleic acid samples
Base-by-base ratcheting of DNA/RNA in a Y-shaped nanochannel
Methods for suppression PCR

In PLOS this week: a sequencing-based screen of Lyme disease-causing pathogen, the range of animals bitten by Anopheles darling mosquitoes in Peru, and more.

An NC State researcher is exploring the use of CRISPR-Cas3 as an anti-microbial, Gizmodo reports.

The Earth BioGenome Project plans to sequence all life on Earth, according to ScienceInsider.

For those who are concerned about Trump administration actions related to science, a new column in Scientific American has suggestions for ways to fight back.

Mar
02
Sponsored by
VelaDx

This online seminar will highlight recent advances in the use of next-generation sequencing to detect drug-resistant mutations in patients with HIV or HCV. 

Mar
09
Sponsored by
Bio-Rad

This webinar will discuss how next-generation sequencing and digital PCR can be used in a complementary manner for liquid biopsies in order to improve patient care.

Mar
16
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This online seminar will discuss how improvements on the front end and back end of the sequencing workflow can lead to better RNA-seq results.

Mar
28

This webinar describes the optimization and validation of two commercially available next-generation sequencing assays that may be used to guide personalized cancer treatment.