By interbreeding with highland wolves, Tibetan Mastiffs were able to quickly adapt to high altitudes.
The researchers said that although improvements are needed for accurate basecalling, the MinIon is suitable for structural variant identification and haplotype phasing.
The company is planning to work with up to 40 sites, with an initial goal of sequencing circulating cell-free DNA from 10,000 people.
The lab was opened earlier this year as the company's central genomics lab in North America, offering various genomic services such as DNA sequencing.
Researchers sequenced dozens of Treponema pallidum isolates associated with syphilis, yaws, or bejel to look at the emergence of pandemic syphilis.
The final text of the bill to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act might smooth over the differences between NSF and the House science committee, ScienceInsider says.
Four Republican lawmakers urge President-elect Donald Trump to keep Francis Collins as NIH director, Stat News reports.
In Genome Research this week: Platinum variant catalog, algorithmic strategy for upgrading fragmented assemblies, and more.
Sequencing of a 10,000-year-old mummy leads to its repatriation to the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, Nature News reports.
This webinar will discuss a genomic strategy that detects single nucleotide variants and copy number variants in a single assay.
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.