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Peripheral Neuroblastic Tumor Transcriptomes Point to Transitional Cell State

4 hours 9 min ago

Single-cell RNA sequencing data from malignant and nonmalignant cells revealed prognostically important signatures linked to more aggressive tumor forms.

Xosomix Wins $319K NIH Grant to Develop Endometriosis Biomarkers

5 hours 48 min ago

The company aims to develop a diagnostic assay based on protein biomarkers in extracellular vesicles from menstrual effluent.

Ancient Greek Army Ancestry Highlights Mercenary Role in Historical Migrations

7 hours 50 min ago

By profiling genomic patterns in 5th century samples from in and around Himera, researchers saw diverse ancestry in Greek army representatives in the region, as they report in PNAS.

Estonian Biobank Team Digs into Results Return Strategies, Experiences

7 hours 51 min ago

Researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics outline a procedure developed for individual return of results for the population biobank, along with participant experiences conveyed in survey data.

Rare Recessive Disease Insights Found in Individual Genomes

7 hours 52 min ago

Researchers predict in Genome Medicine cross-population deletions and autosomal recessive disease impacts by analyzing recurrent nonallelic homologous recombination-related deletions.

Illumina Upgraded to Outperform by SVB Securities

8 hours 13 min ago

The stock upgrade comes after Illumina launched a new instrument line and chemistry last week and held an investor showcase on Monday.

Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Circularis, Altar

8 hours 16 min ago

Circularis offers a promoter screening platform and Altar offers the Genemat automated laboratory evolution instrument for microorganism engineering.

Personalis, Duke University, Olink Collaborate on Immunotherapy Markers in Gastric Cancer

8 hours 22 min ago

They plan to study the genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic responses of gastroesophageal tumors following treatment with Merck's Keytruda.

Sequencing Data Helps Elucidate Blood Pressure Ties to Rare Sodium Channel Mutations

8 hours 33 min ago

Based on genome and blood pressure trait data for thousands of individuals, researchers focused in on sodium channel subunits in the kidney and other body tissue.

Immucor, Pirche Partner to Embed Epitope Matching Prediction Pipeline into Transplant Dx Software

8 hours 47 min ago

An unspecified investment will give Immucor exclusive access to PIRCHE scores and embedded visualizations for HLA antibody analysis.

Rady Children's, PlumCare RWE Partner to Expand WGS-Based Newborn Screening Program to Greece

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 09:21

The collaboration will help Rady Children's establish the first international site for its rapid whole-genome newborn sequencing program, BeginNGS.

Genetic Tests Lead to Potential Prognostic Variants in Dutch Children With Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 09:04

Researchers in Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine found that the presence of pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants was linked to increased risk of death and poorer outcomes in children with pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy.

Fragile X Syndrome Mutations Found With Comprehensive Testing Method

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 09:02

Researchers in Clinical Chemistry found fragile X syndrome expansions and other FMR1 mutations with ties to the intellectual disability condition using a long-range PCR and long-read sequencing approach.

Team Presents Strategy for Speedy Species Detection in Metagenomic Sequence Data

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 09:00

A computational approach presented in PLOS Computational Biology produced fewer false-positive species identifications in simulated and authentic metagenomic sequences.

GenomeWeb Top 40 Declines 9 Percent in September, Marking Second Consecutive Down Month

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 07:22

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 9 percent, the Nasdaq was down 11 percent, and the Nasdaq Biotech Index was down around 2 percent.

Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina's NovaSeq X, NIH's $42.5M MorPhiC Program, More

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 07:10

Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in Illumina's announcement of the new NovaSeq X series sequencers.

People in the News at Probius, Flagship Biosciences, Discovery Life Sciences, More

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:37

Executive appointments, promotions, and departures in omics and molecular diagnostics for the week of Sept. 26, 2022.

New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: BillionToOne, Becton Dickinson, Enzo Biochem, More

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 11:28

New products and services posted to GenomeWeb for the week of Sept. 26, 2022.

Stroke Risk Contributors, Treatment Targets Uncovered in Cross-Ancestry GWAS

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 09:26

Starting with a GWAS meta-analysis that included more than 110,000 stroke patients, researchers found new risk loci and developed polygenic scores for risk prediction.

Genetic Risk Factors for Hypertension Can Help Identify Those at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 07:57

Genetically predicted high blood pressure risk is also associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, a new JAMA Cardiology study says.