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A genome assembly for the Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus, was analyzed alongside sequences from the Chinese tongue sole, another flatfish.

The partners aim to create a broad collection of high-quality genomic and clinical data from multiple myeloma patients to improve disease diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

The researchers added that these expression changes could be used to predict when a bloom might occur.

The study is the first published data of BGI's desktop sequencer, BGISEQ-500, which German researchers are studying for use in evaluating microRNA biomarkers. 

The exclusive agreement covers a portfolio of Epicentre products for transposomics, microarray analysis, and transcriptomics research.

Chin set-up and high accuracy nucleic acid sequencing
Manipulation of beads in droplets and methods for manipulating droplets
DNA polymerases
Single probe, multiple temperature, nucleic acid detection methods, kits, and compositions
Reagents, methods, and libraries for bead-based sequencing
Method of DNA sequencing by polymerisation

In PLOS this week: RNA-seq, ChIP-seq to determine metformin response; array-based approach to detect protozoa in blood; and more.

Fast Company takes a look at startups in the nutrigenomic space that aim to offer personalized diet advice.

In a glamorous event, the Breakthrough Foundation gave out more than $25 million in prizes to researchers.

Immunotherapy might treat cancer, but it also appears to come with a risk of a number of side effects, the New York Times reports.

Dec
06
Sponsored by
Natera

This webinar will discuss a partnership model for noninvasive prenatal testing that enabled LifeLabs Genetics, a genetic testing lab based in Toronto, Ontario, to implement NIPT in house.

Dec
08
Sponsored by
Personal Genome Diagnostics

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

Dec
13
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

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

Dec
15
Sponsored by
PierianDx

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.