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Lessons Learned From Participation In The 100,000 Genomes Project

The 100,000 Genomes Project (100KGP) was established to sequence genomes from people including around 85,000 UK National Health Service (NHS) patients affected by a rare disease, or cancer. Announced in 2012, the main aims were to: establish genomic medicine provision...

First Healthy Aging Data Release From 2570 Participants In The Medical Genome Reference Bank

The Medical Genome Reference Bank (MGRB) is planned to contain the whole genome sequences (WGS) of over 4000 elderly individuals with no reported history of cancer, cardiovascular disease, or neurodegenerative diseases until at least age 70. The study design,...

Multiple Cis Mutations Of PIK3CA Frequent In Cancer And Associated With Treatment Response

A new paper in Science magazine reports that double mutations of PIK3CA on the same allele (cis) are more common than previously thought with 12-15% of breast cancers and other tumor types harboring these cis mutations. Sequencing in cis...

Insuring Against The Sixth-Wave Of Mass Extinction – Cryopreservation And Sequencing

Some ecologists believe the Earth has entered a so-called sixth-wave of mass extinction. In 2018 the last male northern white rhinoceros died, for example. Rivers and lakes cover approximately one percent of Earth's surface, but are home to one third of all...

Agilent 4150 TapeStation System For Quality Control At Smaller Biobanks Released

Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the shipping of a new instrument that offers laboratories a more affordable, low-throughput option for analyzing the quality of RNA and DNA samples. Founded in 1999, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Agilent Technologies Inc. is a global leader...

UK Biobank Big Data Generated At The Regeneron Genetics Center Released Globally

Regeneron and UK Biobank have announced that a vast tranche of new human sequencing data is now available to health researchers, offering an unprecedented 'Big Data' resource to enhance understanding of human biology and aid in therapeutic discovery. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals...

Neuropsychiatric “BRAINcode” Made Possible By Biobanks

The human brain comprises approximately 86 billion neurons whose function is central to human biology. A subset of dopamine neurons die during Parkinson’s disease. Dopamine neurons are also involved in schizophrenia, addiction, learning, and forgetting. How does the human...

$99 Shotgun Microbiome Sequencing And Strain Characterization – CoreBiome Services

Focused on accelerating discovery, CoreBiome is a microbiome genomics company unleashing the translational potential of the microbiome. Core customers are in the pharmaceutical, agriculture, and research communities. Fast and information-rich characterizations of microbial diversity and function are provided by...

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