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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

Neonate
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]

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]