Online Portal for Hearing Loss Research

October 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hearing loss data base
“Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) launched a new online tool that could [MORE]

Legacy of 100,000 Genomes

June 29, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ten years ago, the British National Health Service launched the “100,000 Genomes Project,” which now has expanded to a 5 [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]

The “Omics” of Exercise

February 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Exercise – studying biologic changes
Fitness trackers are one genre of wearable sensors, and here is why they are important: “Understanding [MORE]

Choices in Next Generation Sequencing

January 26, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using NGS technologies
This is a commercial pitch from Roche Sequencing, but it addresses the key issues in next generation sequencing [MORE]

Cell Map of the Adult Human Heart

December 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single cell reconstruction of adult human heart
From fourteen healthy adult hearts that were rejected after transplantation, a research team headed [MORE]

Gender-Affected Gene Expressions in Almost All Tissue Types

November 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

New map charts genetic expression
In personalized medicine, the inescapable fact is that the macro-difference between individuals is whether they are [MORE]

Risk-Depleted Genomes

April 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human genome sequencing
Australian geneticists associated with the Garvan Institute (Sydney, Australia) have offered the first release of the Medical Genome [MORE]

Bioprinted Functional Liver Organoid

April 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Creating liver organoids with 3D printing
“Using human blood cells, Brazilian researchers have succeeded in obtaining hepatic organoids (“mini-livers”) that perform [MORE]

Whole Genome Sequencing for $599

March 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

myGenome testing
In case you missed it, the company Harvard geneticist George Church founded, Veritas Genetics (Danvers, MA) has lowered the [MORE]

Extrachromosomal DNA in Tumor Cells

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oncogenes on doughnut-shaped ecDNA (orange)
“In the past, cancer researchers have mainly focused on targeting genes that are located on the [MORE]

20 Year Forecast for Synthetic Biology

January 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synthetic biology
The Engineering Biology Research Consortium is “futurist-minded” about synthetic biology, with funding from the National Science Foundation and the [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]

Genetics of Disease and Aging

November 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Epigenetic mechanisms.
Disease and aging usually are thought to be distinct processes, but that may not be entirely so.  Biologists at [MORE]