Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > Genomics

National COVID-19 tracking system based on genomics

22 September, 2020

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.


4basebio TruePrime Single Cell Whole Genome Amplification Kit

17 July, 2020

The TruePrime Single Cell Whole Genome Amplification Kit from 4basebio uses a novel method to achieve genome amplification from single or just a few cells.


Genomic diagnostics test available for blood cancer patients

13 July, 2020

Blood cancer patients at Melbourne's Epworth HealthCare and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre now have access to circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) genomic testing.


Rapid infection diagnosis in preterm babies

19 December, 2019

UK scientists have pioneered a new method for profiling the microbiome of preterm babies that can significantly speed up the identification of infections and indicate more effective treatments.


'Fingerprinting' individual human cells

18 December, 2019

By combining single-cell analysis techniques with machine learning algorithms, researchers have developed a method to 'fingerprint' human cells.


Peering into the epigenome like never before

06 December, 2019

scATAC-seq technology provides unprecedented opportunity to study the impact of epigenetic changes on development and disease.


Phase Genomics Hi-C proximity ligation kits

26 July, 2019

Phase Genomics applies Hi-C and other proximity-ligation methods to enable chromosome-scale genome assembly and metagenomic deconvolution, as well as analysis of structural genomic variation and genome architecture.


High-throughput genetic sequencer deployed in Melbourne

22 May, 2019

Next-generation sequencing facility Micromon Genomics is the first Australian commercial user of the high-throughput genetic sequencer MGISEQ-2000.


Tecan NGS DreamPrep library preparation method

13 February, 2019

Tecan has launched NGS DreamPrep, a fully automated approach to next-generation sequencing (NGS) library preparation for research use.


NGS — size does matter

01 February, 2019

High-quality libraries are key to keeping next-generation sequencing maximising usable data.


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.


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