The future of genomic medicine: can it fulfil its promises?

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Here he gives us a deeper look at how genomic medicine is evolving and the barriers that are preventing it from reaching its full potential. I saw this, in particular, with the finishing of the human genome,” says Charlie. “At

Genome sequencing accelerates cancer detection

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Researchers have developed a statistical model that uses genomic data to predict the risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus Credit: Spence Phillips / EMBL-EBI Oesophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer worldwide.

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App analyzes coronavirus genome on a smartphone

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Credit: Dr Ira Deveson A new mobile app has made it possible to analyse the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on a smartphone in less than half an hour.

Oncotarget: Genomic markers of midostaurin drug sensitivity in leukemia patients

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Oncotarget Volume 11, Issue 29 reported that acute myeloid leukemia is a heterogeneous malignancy with the most common genomic alterations in NPM1, DNMT3A, and FLT3.

Interpreting the human genome’s instruction manual

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Genome of Alexander Fleming’s original penicillin-producing mould sequenced

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Credit: CABI Researchers have sequenced the genome of Alexander Fleming’s penicillin mould for the first time and compared it to later versions.

Startup focused on genomics data joins national health care accelerator

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– A Purdue Foundry-affiliated company with a growing reputation as a search engine for genome sequence data in life sciences has joined a nationally ranked health care startup accelerator. Credit: Karyosoft/Rajesh Perianayagam WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.

10x Genomics to Participate in the UBS Genomics 2.0 and Medtech Innovations Summit

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06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 10x Genomics (Nasdaq: TXG) today announced the company will be participating in the upcoming UBS Genomics 2.0 10x Genomics’ management is scheduled to participate in a fireside … Continue reading → GlobeNewswirePLEASANTON, Calif., and Medtech Innovations Virtual Summit.

#news #biotech Scientists update genome editing technology

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Scientists update genome editing technology.Researchers from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in collaboration with colleagues from the Pavlov University, ITMO University, and the University … Continue reading → #news

ERS Genomics Congratulates Co-Founder Emmanuelle Charpentier on Receiving the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Doudna, for ‘the development of a method for genome editing’ DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ERS Genomics Limited, which was formed to provide broad access to the foundational CRISPR/Cas9 intellectual property (IP) co-owned … Continue reading → Business Wire

#news #biotech App analyzes coronavirus genome on a smartphone

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: App analyzes coronavirus genome on a smartphone.A new mobile app has made it possible to analyze the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on a smartphone in less … Continue reading → #news

Bionano Genomics Acquisition Adds a CLIA-Certified Lab to its Novel Technology Platform

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When Bionano Genomics acquired Lineagen, Inc.

 ERS Genomics Announces Agreement with FASMAC to Commercialize CRISPR/Cas9 Research Reagents in Japan

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Personalis Strengthens Commercial Team with the Appointment of New Head of Population Genomics

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Number of whole genomes sequenced surpasses 87,000, targeting 100,000 by year end MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–#PrecisionOncology–Personalis, Inc.

#news #biotech Large genomics study points the way to future cancer clinical trials

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Large genomics study points the way to future cancer clinical trials.Large genomics study points the way to future cancer clinical trials aliu Wed, 10/14/2020 – 04:56 from … Continue reading → #news

Validation of Bluestar Genomics’ Technology for Non-Invasive Detection of Pancreatic Cancer Published in Nature Communications

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Novel Epigenomic Approach Provides Proof of Concept for Early Cancer Detection Paving the Way for Next-Generation Screening Tests SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bluestar Genomics, an innovative company leading the development of next-generation epigenomic approaches to early cancer detection, announced today the publication … Continue reading → Business Wire

NYGC launches cancer genomics research projects focused on underserved populations

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NEW YORK, NY (September 8, 2020) – Leading cancer scientists working with the New York Genome Center (NYGC) announced today that grants are being awarded to fund six projects that address the role of ethnicity in several major cancer types, taking advantage of the diversity of patients being treated at health care institutions throughout the […].

#news #biotech Unlocking the secrets of plant genomes in high resolution

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Unlocking the secrets of plant genomes in high resolution.Resolving genomes, particularly plant genomes, is a very complex and error-prone task.

#news #biotech Unraveling the genome in 3-D space

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Unraveling the genome in 3-D space.Proper folding of extremely long chromosomal DNA molecules is crucial for the correct functioning of the cell.

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Genomic analysis reveals many animal species may be vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection

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An international team of scientists used genomic analysis to compare the main cellular receptor for the virus in humans — angiotensin converting […].

10x Genomics Enters In Situ Analysis Market with Recent Acquisitions

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10X Genomics just agreed to acquire ReadCoor, Inc., The $350 million deal comes on the heels of 10x Genomics’ August acquisition of CartaNA AB, a Stockholm-based developer of in situ RNA analysis technology an innovator in the nascent field of in situ technology.

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10x Genomics Announces Pricing of Upsized Public Offering

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10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 10x Genomics, Inc. PLEASANTON, Calif., NASDAQ: TXG) (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of an upsized underwritten public offering by the Company of its Class A common stock at a price to the public … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union tracks strains of SARS-CoV-2

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15, 2020 — Initial findings reported by the Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union (ACGU) suggest that following Arizona’s first reported case of COVID-19 in late January, the state experienced no cases that went undetected […]. Molecular clock analysis showed no widespread ‘community’ distribution of the highly contagious coronavirus disease in Arizona until mid-February FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Sept.

Phase Genomics Receives $3.9 Million through Two New Grants to Advance Human Health Diagnostics

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The grants from two NIH Institutes fund the development of inexpensive, high-throughput cytogenomic methods for detecting chromosomal aberrations in humans SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cytogenetics—Phase Genomics, Inc., the biotech leader providing proximity-ligation solutions for the genomics community, announced today the receipt of two … Continue reading → Business Wire

Biotech IPOs: Intra-Cellular Therapies, 10x Genomics and Spero Therapeutics

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It was a busy week for biopharma, biotech and medical device initial public offerings (IPOs). Here’s a look

ERS Genomics Announces Agreement With Applied StemCell to Commercialize CRISPR Gene Editing Services and Reagents

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–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ERS Genomics Limited, which was formed to provide broad access to the foundational CRISPR/Cas9 intellectual property (IP) co-owned by Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, today announced it has signed an agreement with Applied StemCell, Inc., DUBLIN & MILPITAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS

#news #biotech Genome of Alexander Fleming’s original penicillin-producing mould sequenced

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Genome of Alexander Fleming’s original penicillin-producing mould sequenced.Researchers have sequenced the genome of Alexander Fleming’s penicillin mould for the first time and compared it to later versions.

10x Genomics to Report Third Quarter Financial Results on November 10, 2020

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13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 10x Genomics (Nasdaq: TXG) today announced it will report financial results for the third quarter 2020 after market close on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. PLEASANTON, Calif., The company’s management will webcast a corresponding conference … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Genomic Leaders Collaborate to Create Australia’s First National COVID-19 Tracking System

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MELBOURNE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN) announced today that the Australian public health laboratories will aim to sequence the virus genomes of all positive COVID-19 tests in Australia and track COVID-19 using genomics across the country, rather than state by state, … Continue reading → Business Wire

Comeback of drug-resistant neglected tropical disease tracked through genomic surveillance

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Study will influence the global elimination strategy for yaws Genome sequencing has shed light on the re-emergence of the bacterium that causes yaws, a neglected tropical disease of the skin, bones and joints. The re-emergence followed a mass drug administration (MDA) campaign that aimed to eliminate the disease in Papua New Guinea. Researchers at the […]. Infectious Emerging Diseases Bacteriology Biology Disease in the Developing World Genetics Infectious/Emerging Diseases

#news #biotech A new assembler for decoding genomes of microbial communities developed

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: A new assembler for decoding genomes of microbial communities developed.Researchers from the Center for Algorithmic Biotechnology at St Petersburg University, as part of a group of Russian … Continue reading → #news

Replicating a genome starts with a twist, a pinch, and a bit of a dance

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Credit: Matt Jaremko/CSHL Joshua-Tor lab The most basic activity of a living thing is to turn one copy of its genome into two copies, crafting one cell into two. That replication event begins with a set of proteins–the Origin of Replication Complex (ORC). And, with some cancers and developmental diseases linked to ORC proteins, structural […]. Biology Genes Genetics

#news #biotech Asian giant hornet complete genome released by the Agricultural Research Service

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Asian giant hornet complete genome released by the Agricultural Research Service.The first complete genome of the Asian giant hornet has been released by a team of Agricultural … Continue reading → #news

New genetic analysis method could advance personal genomics

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Computational method capable of decoding influence of rare variants Geneticists could identify the causes of disorders that currently go undiagnosed if standard practices for collecting individual genetic information were expanded to capture more variants that researchers can now decipher, concludes new Johns Hopkins University research. The laboratory of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering professor Alexis Battle […].

ERS Genomics Appoints Michael Arciero as Vice-President of Intellectual Property & Commercial Development

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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ERS Genomics Limited (“ERS”), which was formed to provide broad access to the foundational CRISPR/Cas9 intellectual property (IP) co-owned by Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, today announced the appointment of Michael Arciero as Vice-President of Intellectual Property and Commercial Development.

Sun Genomics Announces Close of Series A Financing and Growth With New Talent and Scientific Advisor

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16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sun Genomics, the direct-to-consumer custom probiotics and gut health … Continue reading → GlobeNewswireSeries A totals $9.25 million with new appointments of Dr. Jack Gilbert as Scientific Advisor and Mayank Goel as Vice President of Growth SAN DIEGO, Sept.

#news #biotech Massive-scale genomic study reveals wheat diversity for crop improvement

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Massive-scale genomic study reveals wheat diversity for crop improvement.Researchers working on the Seeds of Discovery (SeeD) initiative, which aims to facilitate the effective use of genetic diversity … Continue reading → #news

#news #biotech Analysis of Australian labradoodle genome reveals an emphasis on the ‘oodle’

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Analysis of Australian labradoodle genome reveals an emphasis on the ‘oodle’ The creator of the Australian labradoodle set out to mix poodles and Labrador retrievers to develop a … Continue reading → #news

Paradise Genomics Advances Whole Blood RT-PCR Assay for Gastric Cancer

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–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Paradise Genomics announced that it has advanced the development of their whole blood-based assay for gastric cancer by translating a gene expression profile associated with the disease into a high-throughput and cost-effective real-time PCR (RT-PCR) test. NORTHBROOK, Ill.–(BUSINESS

Genomic study of 6000 NCI-MATCH cancer patients leads to new clinical trial benchmarks

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