Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > Genomics

Investigating the genetics behind male infertility

21 November, 2018

Researchers from Newcastle University are investigating the genetic causes of male infertility — an often-overlooked condition about which very little is known.


Tumour mutational burden and the importance of panel size

25 October, 2018

When it comes to cancer treatment, tumour mutational burden has become increasingly utilised as a biomarker for immunotherapy response prediction.


Australian researchers contribute to the discovery of four new MS genes

22 October, 2018

The four new genes contribute to the devastating neurological disease, multiple sclerosis (MS).


100,000 Genomes Project reaches halfway milestone

22 February, 2018

The UK's 100,000 Genomes Project has reached a major milestone by sequencing 50,000 genomes, just over five years after it was announced by then Prime Minister David Cameron.


GeneCopoeia Genome-CRISP CRISPR products and services

01 February, 2018

GeneCopoeia's Genome-CRISP CRISPR-Cas9 products and services are designed to provide a complete, powerful solution for precision RNA-guided genome editing.


GeneCopoeia AAVPrime adeno-associated virus (AAV) particles

01 December, 2017

GeneCopoeia's AAVPrime adeno-associated virus (AAV) products are useful tools for inserting genes into a broad range of cell types with high efficiency and enhanced safety.


Unchained Labs Lunatic batch quantification system for proteomics and genomics

01 December, 2017

Lunatic from Unchained Labs makes batch quantification of protein, DNA and RNA simple. It is said to be the easiest-to-use system on the market that can batch measure biologics and genomics from low to high concentrations due to its dynamic range of 0.03–200 OD.


The science behind a better brew

27 October, 2017

A good beer is all about the yeast, but can next-generation sequencing lead to a better brew?


Illumina Nextera DNA Flex Library Prep Kit for whole genome sequencing

06 October, 2017

Illumina has announced the Nextera DNA Flex Library Prep Kit for whole genome sequencing. It eliminates the need for sample preparation for whole blood and saliva and removes tedious steps in the library prep workflow, such as mechanical fragmentation of DNA, quantification and normalisation.


Gene drives and the rapid rise of resistance

24 July, 2017 by Adam Florance

The latest research by a team from Cornell University has found that current approaches to gene drives may need to be rethought.


Sequencing completed for wild wheat, mutant rice genomes

10 July, 2017

The world of genomics just got a whole lot richer, with scientists completing sequencing for not one but two crop genomes over the past week.


Genome regulation mystery solved

23 June, 2017

US researchers have addressed a longstanding question about how DNA functions are organised in space and time, including how genes are regulated to be silenced or expressed.


Major genome release paves way for future biotech products

15 June, 2017

A major release of reference genomes is expected to pave the way for future health, biotechnology and agricultural products.


Cutting-edge genomics sequencer arrives in Brisbane

26 May, 2017

The city of Brisbane has become home to what is claimed to be the world's most advanced genomics sequencer.


Merck develops new genome editing tool

18 May, 2017

Science and technology company Merck has developed a new genome editing tool that is said to make CRISPR more efficient, flexible and specific.


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