From Sanger to NGS-History of Genetic Sequencing

February 20, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA sequencing methods- from Sanger to NGS
“DNA sequencing has come a long way since its inception in the 1970s. A [MORE]

The BabySeq Project

August 22, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

BabySeq Project finds unexpected newborn genetic findings
“An analysis from the BabySeq Project, which trialed newborn sequencing in apparently healthy and [MORE]

“Verkko” Automated Genome Assembly

May 16, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Verkko  assembles complete genome sequences on-demand
“National Institutes of Health researchers have developed and released an innovative software tool to assemble [MORE]

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]