Nearly 46 Million Genes in the Human Microbiome

March 31, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ratio of singleton vs. non-singleton bacteria in human microbiome
The human genome comprises about 20,000 genes, but that pales by comparison [MORE]

Semi-Conductor Based Sequencing

September 5, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Sequencing Technology
Earlier this year, Tagline carried a story about “desktop sequencing” based on Ion Torrent’s semi-conductor approach which [MORE]

Coming Closer to the $1,000 Genome

December 14, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ion Torrent Chip to Sequence DNA
In the race to realize “the $1,000 genome,” a small sequencing company, Ion Torrent [MORE]

Bridging the Valley of Death, Medical Genetics 2.0, and other Tales of Translational Genomics Research

Holistic molecular scanning of individuals has become a robust strategy to develop new ways to effectively diagnose and treat disease. [MORE]

Personal Genomics

November 17, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genome Sequencing
As genome sequencing technology becomes faster and cheaper, researchers such as Elaine Mardis, at Washington University School of Medicine [MORE]

Consumer Genomics

June 16, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Consumer Genomic
 With the cost of genome sequencing dropping by 10,000-fold since 2005, and the $1,000 genome now almost within [MORE]

Genome Pricing

October 14, 2008 | | Posted in Newsletter

Last week’s Tagline reported on Knome’s (Cambridge, MA) customized sequencing that’s now available for $350k/genome.¬† This week, Complete Genomics [MORE]