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2014-04-30 09:46:46

In research published today in Molecular Psychiatry, a multinational team of scientists presents new evidence supporting the theory that in at least some cases of schizophrenia, autism and intellectual disability (ID), malfunctions in some of the same genes are contributing to pathology. The team, the product of an ongoing collaboration between Professors W. Richard McCombie of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and Aiden Corvin of Trinity College, Dublin, studied a type of gene...

2014-03-19 23:04:19

Clinical utility of whole exome sequencing in the identification of genetic changes in rare genetic disorders will be the focus. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Hayes, Inc., a leader in promoting better health outcomes through the use of evidence, is pleased to announce that Dr. Diane Allingham-Hawkins, Director of the Genetic Test Evaluation (GTE) Program at Hayes, Inc., will be presenting a poster presentation at the 2014 American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)...

2014-03-06 23:30:47

Eurofins MWG Operon announces debut of online ordering for this high power technology. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Eurofins MWG Operon, early pioneer and key provider of next generation sequencing services (NGS) has launched a full-service online NGS ordering platform enabling customers twenty-four hour access to high throughput sequencing. These services, powered by the industry’s most advanced platforms (Illumina HiSeq, Ion Proton, and more) are fully integrated in the...

Using Supercomputers To Speed Up Genome Analysis
2014-02-20 11:11:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Bioinformatics say that genome analysis can be radically accelerated. Over the years, the cost of sequencing an entire human genome has dropped, but analyzing three billion base pairs of genetic information from a single genome can take months. A team from the University of Chicago is reporting that one of the world’s fastest supercomputers is able to analyze 240 full genomes in about two days....

2014-02-12 16:26:13

DUBLIN, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l54sxm/dna_sequencing ) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's new report "DNA Sequencing - Technologies, Markets and Companies" to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report briefly reviews basics of human genome variations, development of sequencing technologies, and their applications. Current large and small...

2014-02-04 16:28:13

Parabase Genomics and the UCLA Clinical Genomics Center Selected as Pilot Partners ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight years. That's the average amount of time patients wait to receive an official medical diagnosis when facing a rare genetic disease. The stress this medical diagnostic process places on families can be devastating. This year, undiagnosed rare disease patients will receive a gift of hope through an innovative whole genome sequencing pilot...

2014-01-29 08:29:55

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immuneering Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement to expand its existing relationship with Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) for the use of Immuneering's proprietary computational biology methods to identify biological insights that may facilitate discovery and development of medicines. Terms of agreement were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/NE54258LOGO ) "It is a pleasure to...

2014-01-27 23:22:33

Xtalks presents a new and informative webinar that focuses on the use of DNA samples for Next-Generation Sequencing. The live broadcast will take place on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 12:00pm EST (17:00 GMT). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Discover how the optimized target enrichment workflow from Roche NimbleGen and Kapa Biosystems enables improved performance in targeted resequencing. In NGS target enrichment, researchers face challenges with low sample availability,...

2014-01-22 12:25:32

Largest exome studies to date establish critical new resources for biomedical community NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today announced the publication of two papers in the journal Nature that reveal new information about the genetic complexity underpinning schizophrenia. These collaborative studies represent the largest exome sequencing efforts to date to elucidate this mental illness, and together found that the disorder is...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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