Regeneron Genetics Center researchers and their colleagues identified a number of protective gene-trait associations from the UK Biobank dataset.
While early-stage Pseudomonas aeruginosa sinus infections were marked by selection for aggregating forms of the bug, genetic drift and genome degradation arose later in infection.
The San Diego-based firm said the funding will help it develop three key steps in its chemistry: incorporation of nucleotides, deblocking, and cleanup.
Vibrent has developed a digital research platform allowing individual investigators and other twin registries to collaborate on longitudinal studies.
Cernostics specializes in spatial biology and artificial intelligence-driven image analysis of tissue biopsies.
Inivata's InVisionFirst-Lung and RaDaR assays will support studies of the use of liquid biopsies in early and minimal residual disease detection.
At the ASHG annual meeting this week, a Newcastle University researcher described efforts to find de novo mutations behind oligozoospermia or azoospermia.
The RT-PCR-based CovidNow SARS-CoV-2 test may be used with upper respiratory specimens, as well as self-collected anterior nasal specimens.
The investment bank said the company is well positioned to take shares from reference labs and other point-of-care testing companies.
The analysis also found that about half the sibling deaths due to cancer could be averted by surveillance following cascade testing, as compared to usual care.