single-molecule barcoding Broad Institute, MIT Researchers Probe Genome Structure With New In Situ DNA Sequencing Method Premium The method, published in Science, pairs in situ sequencing with NGS using barcodes to provide spatial information on DNA sequences inside tissues. Startup Angstrom Bio Plans Saliva-Based COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Test on Nanopore Sequencing Platform Premium Angstrom Bio is developing a rapid, scalable coronavirus test that uses nanopore sequencing to detect barcoded PCR products. New NGS-Based Tissue Analysis Method Offers Spatial Detail on Transcriptome, Proteins Premium Developed by researchers at Yale University, the method, called deterministic barcoding in tissue sequencing, can map thousands of genes at 10 micron resolution. Double-Barcoded Single-Cell Library Prep Solves Index-Hopping Issues, Lowers Sequencing Costs Premium Two companies offering droplet-based single-cell RNA sequencing sample prep, 10x Genomics and 1Cellbio, have launched dual-indexed library preparation products. Omics-Driven Drug Discovery Firm Octant Raises $30M in Series A Financing Round Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz led the round, joined by 8VC, SV Angel, Allen & Co, and several other undisclosed private investors. May 12, 2020 New Methods Draw Single-Cell, Spatial Genomics Data Closer Together Premium Jan 31, 2020 Genomill Health Positioning Geno1 Technology to Improve Liquid Biopsy Sequencing Premium Jun 26, 2019 Inscripta Looks to Combine CRISPR, Single-Cell Genomics, Synthetic Biology in New Platform Premium Nov 20, 2018 BD, Cellular Research Sue 10x Genomics for Infringing Single-Cell Analysis Patents Sep 6, 2018 Low-Frequency Antibiotic Resistance Mutations Revealed by New Amplicon Sequencing Method Premium Apr 3, 2018 Loop Genomics Enters Synthetic Long-Read Sequencing Market Premium Oct 3, 2017 International Barcode of Life Project to Expand, Switch From Sanger to PacBio Sequencing Premium Mar 15, 2017 International Team Develops Barcoding Sequencing Method to Better Detect Rare Variants Premium Aug 1, 2016 Qiagen Launches 'Digital NGS' Products Based on Molecular Indexing Technology Premium Feb 11, 2016 NanoString Shares First Details of New Sequencing Chemistry at AGBT Premium Nov 3, 2010 BioNanomatrix Introduces Single-Molecule Analyzer to Researchers at ASHG Jul 21, 2010 International Team Develops Single-Molecule DNA Mapping Method Breaking News Canadian Healthcare Providers, Policymakers Value Different Aspects of Clinical Genomic Sequencing New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Bio-Rad, NanoString, More People in the News at OraSure, Element Biosciences, Micronoma, More Guardant Health Files Motions to Dismiss, Change Venue in Illumina Patent Lawsuit In Brief This Week: SQI Diagnostics, T2 Biosystems, Enhanc3D, QuidelOrtho, More Illumina, Precision Health Research Singapore Partner for 100K Genomes Population Study The Scan Blend of Omicron With Delta The Associated Press reports that currently circulating Omicron variants have some features previously seen in the Delta variant. Limited Contrast The New York Times reports that there is a shortage of a contrast agent used for some medical scans. Pig Improvement Farmers in China are using genetics to improve their hog herds, according to Reuters. Science Papers Present Way to Molecularly Classify Prostate Cancer, Saliva-Based SARS-CoV-2 Test, More In Science this week: approach to molecularly classify prostate tumors, saliva-based test for SARS-CoV-2, and more.