single-cell genomics

The company plans to add 150 to 200 new employees and is quadrupling its space in Pleasanton, California, including a manufacturing site for its microfluidic chips.

The collaboration will use 1CellBio's InDrop system to examine inflammatory and immunological conditions in patients and develop disease profiles.

The automated, whole-genome directional genomic hybridization system can measure de novo random, low-frequency, and complex structural variations.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: computational approach to bring together single-cell data, systems genetic analysis of Anopheles gambiae polymorphism, and more.

Multi-Omics Factor Analysis looks for underlying causes of tumor variations by parsing and weighting genomic, epigenomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, and metabolomic data.

The BigSCale tool incorporates a numerical model that integrates data processing, clustering, convoluting, and differential expression analysis.

The startup plans to harness single-cell genomics and computational analysis to discover therapies for autoimmune disease and cancer.

A 30 percent decrease in instrument revenue was tempered by a 23 percent uptick in consumables revenue.

At the Association of Biomolecular Research Facilities annual meeting this week, the ABRF Genomics Research Group presented results from its comparison of single-cell RNA sequencing platforms.

The two studies used Drop-seq RNA profiling to discover essentially all cell types and establish cell lineages in a model organism flatworm. 

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An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.