Stanford University's Karl Deisseroth and Xiaoliang Sunney Xie from Harvard University are this year's recipients of the Albany Medical Center Prize.
Speakers at the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities annual meeting discussed their approaches for single-cell genomic studies of tumor and immune cells.
At AGBT, Fluidigm showcased the Polaris system for integrated single-cell analysis and new applications for the C1, including high-throughput RNA-seq and protein analysis.
The deal grants Funakoshi rights to market and sell Sygnis' TruePrime single-cell genome amplification technology in Japan.
A proof-of-concept study with BGI has given WaferGen confidence to make SmartChip for single-cell genomics the firm's flagship product.
Fluidigm said that its fourth quarter revenues increased 60 percent year over year or 21 percent on an organic basis.
Equipped with single-cell research technologies from Fluidigm, the center will operate in three nodes.
The method, called DR-Seq, could help scientists better understand the effects of genomic variants on gene expression in various cell types.
The deal will give scientists at the Single Cell Genomics Centre access to Fluidigm's newest equipment and methods and will create new bioinformatics tools.
Developed within Affymetrix's eBioscience business, the PrimeFlow RNA Assay allows users to profile RNA and protein expression within the same cells.
An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.
The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.
The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.
In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.