DNA Damage in Stem Cells Calls for Sequencing

November 1, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Somatic genomic variation and selection for BCOR mutations in hiPSCs
“We [researchers at the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger [MORE]

“All of Us” Data Base from NIH Now Cloud Available

May 31, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

NIH All of Us Research Program
“Nearly 100,000 highly diverse whole genome sequences are now available through the National Institutes of [MORE]

Rapid Genome Sequencing

March 29, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fastest DNA sequencing helps patients find answers in hours
“A research effort led by Stanford scientists set the first Guinness World [MORE]

 UK Biobank’s Huge Data Release

March 8, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

“This is the biggest [200,000] release of whole genome sequencing data in history. The UK Biobank is also planning [MORE]

Rapid Nanopore Sequencing

March 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Portable nanopore sequencer
Even a tiny DNA sequencer like Oxford Nanopore’s “MinION” takes considerable time to do its work because it [MORE]

The Sequencer in Your Pocket

February 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genome analysis on smart phone
“ iGenomics (from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) is the first comprehensive mobile genome analysis application, with [MORE]

Preventative Genomics Clinics

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA sequencing clinics
Most major medical centers have some capability of sequencing DNA when a medical condition advises it.  But now [MORE]

Computational Guidance for Gene Editing

July 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Visual representation of CRISPR tool editing genes
Besides carrying out gene modifications, the CRISPR guide RNA can be used to screen [MORE]

Whole Exome Sequencing

June 18, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Exome sequencing
While whole genome sequencing vs. whole exome sequencing offers a choice between completeness and cost, with WES being about [MORE]

Patient-Specific Organoid for Treating Cancer

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

GI anatomy with appendix
Cancer of the appendix is rare—about 1:100,000 people; consequently, knowledge about how to treat these cases is [MORE]

Geisinger on Routine Sequencing

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Geisinger Health
“Precision medicine” based on DNA sequencing is all the buzz in healthcare except among payers who deem molecular profiling [MORE]

Battle of the Biobanks

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eric Dishman
Biobanks seem to be the “in thing.” The Department of Veterans Affairs has its “Million Veterans” program; Geisinger Health [MORE]

Rapid Sequencing in the NICU

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab techs at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego have done whole genome sequencing on neonates in as little as [MORE]

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]