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Hand-Held DNA Sequencer

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanopore Handheld DNA Sequencer
It has been 20 years since the public and private efforts to sequence the human genome began [MORE]

Microfluidics for Cell Culture

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic Applications Labs-on-Chips
Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) devices are an evolving technology, often with divergence between performance and possibilities. This piece offers a [MORE]

Kaiser Permanente’s Research Biobank Is Currently Largest (Non-Governmental) in the US

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Research Biorepository Kaiser Permanente
This piece should be read with an eye to the previous story about hacking DNA sequencers. The [MORE]

Perspective on DNA Sequencing

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA 3D Model
Keep in mind that the Human Genome Project completed its “rough draft” only a dozen years ago; since [MORE]

Long Read Sequencing

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Sequencing
Carney complex is a rare genetic disease that presents multiple benign tumors in the heart, skin and other tissues [MORE]

Device Chip Developments

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

IMEC Silicon Neuroprobe
This piece is an overview of silicon based devices that are made on the same scale as cells [MORE]

Barcoding and Tracking T-Cells in Immunotherapy

April 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

T-Cell (orange) in Blood
In adoptive T-cell therapy for cancer, T-cells are isolated from the patient’s blood, and then grown up [MORE]

Sequencing Every Species on Earth

April 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell Types
Recently, researchers called together by the Smithsonian Initiative on Biodiversity Genomics, and the Beijing Genomics Institute, proposed launching a [MORE]

Single Cell Sequencing

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bio-Rad Illumina Single-Cell Genome Analysis
Early last month, the collaboration between Illumina (San Diego, CA) and Bio-Rad Laboratories (Hercules, CA) released [MORE]

Comparing Sequencing Platforms Using the Same Tumor Tissue

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Foundation Medicine (Cambridge, MA) and Guardant Health (Redwood City, CA) both have genomic sequencing platforms for genomic cancer. Foundation analyzes [MORE]

Molecular Autopsy

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a nation of 323 million, sudden death of 11,000 people a year is a relatively small toll. According to [MORE]

Cell-Free DNA as a Diagnostic for Many Diseases

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

When cells die, either naturally or from disease, their protein and DNA debris ends up in circulating blood. Mass spectroscopy [MORE]

Blood Test for Multiple Heart Diseases

April 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Test
Despite the fact that this piece is an advertisement masquerading as a news item, it describes an interesting development [MORE]

Speeding up Nanopore Trapping

March 1, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Threaded Through Nanopipette
Collaborating researchers—chemists at Imperial College London, and electrical and biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota—have devised [MORE]