Research teams documented mosaic mutations during brain development, as well as rising somatic mutations in aging brains or brains affected by neurodegenerative disease.
Using RNA sequences for thousands of cells, researchers looked at head and neck squamous cell carcinomas and proposed streamlined expression subtypes.
Broad Institute researchers performed RNA-sequencing of 53,000 individual mouse gut epithelial cells to develop and examine expression signatures.
The NIH has awarded $169 million this year to support 110 new projects in the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.
The funding is being awarded under the auspices of the NIH's BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network, which aims to establish reference cell atlases of the brain.
The startup will use the funds to commercialize its single-cell analysis platform, which is based in part on droplet microfluidic technology licensed from UCSF.
In Science this week: ancient Neanderthal and human genomes, and more.
In Genome Biology this week: computational approach for analyzing noisy single-cell sequencing profiles, eQTLs of dilated cardiomyopathy, and more.
Hangzhou Chengyuan Genomics will provide single-cell analysis services and sell 1CellBio's InDrop instrument, reagents, and kits in China.
The company develops technologies for single-cell analysis for use in understanding patient responses to immunotherapies.
Researchers have sequenced the genome of the depth-dwelling giant squid.
Prosecutors have charged a former Drexel University professor with theft for allegedly spending federal grant money on adult entertainment and other unrelated expenses, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Chris Collins, a former US representative, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison in an insider trading case involving an Australian biotechnology firm, the New York Times reports.
In PNAS this week: Trypanosoma brucei transcripts, estimate of people at risk of inherited retinal disease, and more.