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PODCAST: Ethical Discussions of Whole Genome Sequencing

Should we? These experts answer that question in Part 2 of our Talking Techniques podcast with BioTechniques: David Dimmock Senior Medical Director at Rady Children’s Institute of Genomic Medicine Christine Stanley Chief Director of Clinical Genomics at Variantyx Take Ogawa Chief Commercial Officer at Psomagen   RELATED CONTENT: 🎥 VIDEO Whole-Genome Sequencing for Precision Medicine […]

PODCAST: How Whole Genome Sequencing is Bringing New Treatment Options to Life

Join us as we talk with experts in rare disease research, clinical practice, and WGS technology about how its bringing disease diagnostics and treatment to life: David Dimmock Senior Medical Director at Rady Children’s Institute of Genomic Medicine Alan Beggs Director of The Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research at Boston Children’s Hospital Sir Edwin […]

VIDEO: The Future of Whole Genome Sequencing: What’s in Store?

This video explores how clinical whole genome sequencing (WGS) is bringing precision medicine to life with new treatments, advanced diagnostics, and more. Join us as we introduce the technique’s impact from academic research to clinical application.   RELATED CONTENT: 🎙 PODCAST Talking Techniques: Episode 1 Whole-Genome Sequencing: Navigating the ‘Diagnostic Odyssey’ in Rare Disease Research […]

Psomagen, Inc. Partners with Swift Biosciences to Fill the Increasing Need for Genomic Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 Variants

ROCKVILLE, MD — April 13 2021 — Psomagen, Inc., a US-based genetic sequencing and data analysis service provider, is collaborating with Swift Biosciences (now part of Integrated DNA Technologies), a pioneer in the development of research-use-only library preparation kits, to offer comprehensive SARS-CoV-2 variant determination using next-generation sequencing (NGS). Early in the pandemic, public health […]

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Clinical vs Research Applications for Whole Genome Sequencing

RELATED CONTENT: 🎥 VIDEO Whole-Genome Sequencing for Precision Medicine 🎙 PODCAST Talking Techniques: Episode 1 Whole-Genome Sequencing: Navigating the ‘Diagnostic Odyssey’ in rare disease research 🎙 PODCAST Talking Techniques: Episode 2 The Ethics of Whole-Genome Sequencing: From Race and Religion to Science Fiction 📊 INFOGRAPHIC WGS vs WES vs Genotyping for Precision Medicine

Macrogen Corp Announced as precision FDA Participating Provider

Macrogen USA, one of the leading providers of next-generation sequencing services, has been announced as a participating provider in precisionFDA. The precisionFDA web platform is part of President Obama’s vision with his Precision Medical Initiative announced last year. The administration’s goal is to move away from a “one-size-fits-all” approach to medicine and move towards a […]

The Top Five Genome Conferences In The World

The emergence and growth of whole genome sequencing technologies, and the resulting immense database generated, requires that scientists and medical professionals learn more about the powerful tools available to them. These tools give scientists the ability to interpret and apply the information and are becoming increasingly available. Genomic technologies have bolstered the power of personalized […]

Managing High-Throughput DNA Sequencing Data

Introduction The newest sequencing technologies are providing new insights into disease etiology, individual susceptibilities, keys to drug discovery, and more. However, there are many questions and challenges regarding how to understand the meaning and applicability of the newfound wealth of data. As new data is generated at record rates, scientists are working diligently on the […]

Macrogen Deploys Advanced Data Processors for Faster Analysis of Large-Scale Genomic and Sequencing Data

Macrogen recently partnered with Edico Genome to reinforce its Bio-IT infrastructure with new DRAGEN processors. By deploying several DRAGEN Bio-IT Processors, which are designed and manufactured by Edico Genome, Macrogen will be able to provide faster processing and analysis of high-throughput NGS data. Accurate DNA sequencing and genomic analysis is reliant on advanced technology. To […]

How the Genome Asia 100K Initiative is Impacting Disease Research

The Genome Asia 100K Initiative announcement made big waves earlier this year as it is the first significant pan-Asian endeavor with the goal of creating a comprehensive genomic database. The initiative is similar to the 100K Genome Project in the United Kingdom and the US Precision Medicine Initiative. The Genome Asia 100K initiative is led […]