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Researchers have filled in an important gap in the historical record for global malaria distribution with these missing European strain sequences.

The funding supports development of biochemistry and microfluidics for digital droplet multiple displacement amplification.

During an FDA-sponsored workshop last week, participants discussed ideas for a regulatory framework that can evolve with rapidly advancing technology.

Data for hundreds of breast tumors suggested specific signatures were more closely linked to tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte activity than was mutational load. 

Researchers have shown that metagenomic sequencing on the MinIon can identify the pathogen and antimicrobial resistance profile of UTIs in several hours. 

Ancestral-specific reference genomes and uses thereof
Application of quantum dots for nuclear staining
Anuran cross-species molecular sensors
Achromatic lens array
Method for detecting and quantifying wheat endogenous gene
Microrna profiling for diagnosis of dysplastic nevi and melanoma

In PLOS this week: molecular surveillance of S. Typhi, genome-wide association study of attention in children, and more.

Clinicians look to fold non-medical data into algorithms to predict patients' health, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Connecticut's biotech investment is leading to the building of labs to house new startups, the Associated Press reports.

Craig Venter's Health Nucleus aims to change preventive medicine, according to the Robb Report.

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This online seminar will discuss sample collection challenges associated with tumor sequencing, with a particular focus on somatic variant testing in plasma.