The partners plan to improve yields from small input samples and provide better sequencing libraries.
The service combines PathoQuest's proprietary curated virus database with an automatic analysis pipeline to identify viral contaminants in biological products.
The startup, which was founded by Harvard's George Church, plans to commercialize a sequencing technology that is also able to map RNAs in 3D.
In an amended draft policy on comprehensive genomic profiling, Palmetto said that approved registries will have to commit to sharing data, among other requirements.
The firm's technology, called genotyping by random amplicon sequencing, or GRAS, should improve the efficiency of identifying and selecting markers for crop improvement.
In Nature this week: genetic link between birth weight and adult-onset diseases, and more.
Even with all the current enthusiasm for gene therapies, Tech Review cautions that they are mostly in the early stages of development.
DNA phenotyping puts a potential face to a suspect in a nearly 25-year-old murder, the AP reports.
Researchers discuss the need for antibody standards at a meeting, NPR reports.
This online seminar will discuss sample collection challenges associated with tumor sequencing, with a particular focus on somatic variant testing in plasma.