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SpringerProtocols: Abstract: The State-of-the-Art of Chromatin ...

The biological significance of interactions of nuclear proteins with DNA in the context of gene expression, cell differentiation, or disease has immensely been enhanced by the advent of chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP). ChIP is a technique whereby a protein of interest is selectively immunoprecipitated from a chromatin preparation to determine the DNA sequences associated with it. ChIP has been widely used to map the localization of post-translationally modified histones, histone variants, transcription factors, or chromatin-modifying enzymes on the genome or on a given locus. In [more...]

Date: 2009-08-01 04:00:00

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Technology Review: A Portable DNA Detector

A new portable DNA analyzer performs real-time analysis of blood samples left at the scene of a crime. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, developed the device, which packs microfluidics, electronics, optics, and chemical detection technology into a single briefcase-sized unit. "While previous groups have developed lab-on-a-chip systems, none of them have succeeded in making a completely portable, robust system that can be used at a scene," says team leader Richard Mathies. On-site CSI: After a blood sample is collected from the scene of a crime, this briefcase-sized [more...]

Date: 2008-09-24 04:00:00


What are gel elctrophoresis and DNA microarray? How is each used ...

Question by neonpinkispink: What are gel elctrophoresis and DNA microarray? How is each used in the study of genetics? Best answer: Answer by brainybroad269 Gel electrophoresis is the use of a gel to separate pieces of DNA (or RNA, or protein) under an electric field. The simplest form separates pieces by size. More complex (2-dimensional) techniques can separate proteins by size and charge. A DNA microarray is a collection of short DNA sequences (“oligonucleotides”) immobilized on a piece of glass or other support (the “gene chip”). When you incubate the chip with your experimental [more...]

Date: 2010-09-25 04:09:26


Dolan DNA Learning Center Adopts Agilent Lab-on-a-Chip System to ...

Dolan DNA Learning Center Adopts Agilent Lab-on-a-Chip System to Teach DNA Techniques to Teachers, Students SANTA CLARA, Calif, Aug. 13, 2009 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Dolan DNA Learning Center (DNALC) has adopted the Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer system to teach high school students and teachers how to analyze DNA. The Bioanalyzer uses miniaturized "lab-on-a-chip" technology to replace traditional slab gel electrophoresis techniques, greatly speeding up the process, improving consistency of results and reducing use of hazardous [more...]

Date: 2009-08-14 13:30:12


Fast forensic test can match suspects' DNA with crime samples in 4 ...

To increase the speed of forensic DNA testing, the scientists built a chip that can copy and analyze DNA samples taken from a cotton swab. Forensic technicians can collect DNA from suspects by swabbing their mouth, mixing the sample with a few chemicals, and warming it up. The DNA-testing-lab-on-a-chip does the rest. The entire process takes only four hours at present. Hopwood and Zenhausern teams are already optimizing it and reducing the cycle time down to two hours. Once that is done, police could even double-check their DNA evidence before releasing a suspect. Source : American Chemical [more...]

Date: 2010-08-05 07:35:16


Progenika Receives CE Mark for First DNA Chip to Detect Mutations ...

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Date: 2010-09-27 08:54:00


DNA Microarray (Genome Chip) protocols and methods

DNA Microarray (Genome Chip) (archive) This simple, printer-friendly site has been created and maintained by Leming Shi, Ph.D. You'll find the basics on DNA microarray technology and a list of academic and industrial links related to this exciting new technology. Last update 02-May-2001, Rating Good of 2 votes. Comments Read more Discussion Job [more...]

Date: 2001-02-01 08:00:00


The Bacillus and Myxococcus Developmental Networks and Their ...

ChIP-chip : DNA from chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) is used to probe a DNA microarray. EBP : enhancer-binding proteins. Endospore : a dormant structure produced within a cell of certain gram-positive bacteria; after release by [more...]

Date: 2007-06-09 07:00:00


Technology Review: Searching for Disease Genes Gets Easier

David Barker: The on the chip were chosen to represent the common variation in the genome mapped in the HapMap. The microarray does a good job of capturing all that variation and can help discover genes that control risk of major diseases, such as cancer, asthma, diabetes, and heart disease. TR: What kinds of projects are under way?DB: We are working with an Icelandic company, DeCode, which will genotype half the population of Iceland and will look for associations in all kinds of diseases (see "Genomics into Drugs").Lots of other projects are in progress. Children's Hospital [more...]

Date: 2006-12-13 08:00:00


20000 Genes Under the Brain: Genes->Brain->Man

To assess gene expression in each small bit of tissue, researchers expose its RNA to a gene chip, or DNA microarray. These small devices are coated with clusters of identical DNA molecules, called probes, within separate areas. Each probe binds to the RNA of a specific gene—the one that contains a complementary set of chemical units, or bases. In a DNA molecule, the base adenine (A) sticks to thymine (T), and guanine (G) pairs with cytosine (C). Thus, the sequence that would bind to the strand illustrated above is (from top to bottom): T, C, C, T, G, C, A. In this way, a chip records which [more...]

Date: 2010-09-02 16:33:00


State labs chip away at DNA testing backlog | California Watch

California law enforcement agencies have received $43 million in federal cash since 2004 to reduce the state’s DNA testing backlog. That figure – from the U.S. Justice Department’s DNA Initiative – is far more than any other state collected, with Texas coming in second with $30 million in funding. Not everyone’s a proponent of such efforts. Christopher Heaney and Sara Huston Katsanis, researchers at Duke University’s Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, argue that targeting arrestees' DNA can be a misallocation of resources that, interestingly, ensures more money in the [more...]

Date: 2010-07-19 07:05:11


Ion Torrent licences DNA Electronics technology

Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames. Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames. 13 August 2010 Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames. DNA Electronics Ltd, a developer of semiconductor systems for nucleic acid detection, has signed a non-exclusive, worldwide license agreement to provide Ion Torrent, a semiconductor sequencing company, access to DNA Electronics’ intellectual property. No further details [more...]

Date: 2010-08-13 17:20:00


DNA Toys: Ben 10 and Digimon Digivice

Ben and his 10 (and counting) alien hero alter egos have a Ben 10 DNA lab in which you can enter codes for two aliens which the lab will then combine to create a new mutant alien hero. Update:: Here are the secret codes to use in the Ben 10 DNA Lab. And then there’s the new Digimon Digivice unveiled at New York Toy Fair 2008 that features a DNA chip. There’s a scanner that will read the chips and allow the players to collect DNA skills and boost their strength. (5 [more...]

Date: 2008-02-18 18:22:40


New nanopore method for DNA sequencing

(Nanowerk News) Sequencing DNA could get a lot faster and cheaper – and thus closer to routine use in clinical diagnostics – thanks to a new method developed by a research team based at Boston University. The team has demonstrated the first use of solid state nanopores — tiny holes in silicon chips that detect DNA molecules as they pass through the pore — to read the identity of the four nucleotides that encode each DNA molecule. In addition, the researchers have shown the viability of a novel, more efficient method to detect single DNA molecules in nanopores. "We have employed, for the [more...]

Date: 2010-05-21 06:27:21


Secret to eternal youth might be a computer error - DNA chip ...

At the centre of the investigations was a suspect DNA chip called the 610-Quad, which is used to identify and sequence the chemical letters of DNA. Apparently it has a tendency to get some small but critical details wrong. [more...]

Date: 2010-07-08 09:12:21


Lockheed Martin and ZyGEM Accelerate DNA Identification for Law ...

TAMPA, Fla., September 22nd, 2010 -- Lockheed Martin and ZyGEM Corp. Ltd. today are unveiling a new DNA analysis system that has potential to transform how law enforcement, homeland security and defense communities use DNA-based identification in support of their missions. The prototype, called RapI.D.™, will be previewed at a 2010 Biometric Consortium Conference special session on Rapid DNA. The day-long session is sponsored by the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) division. “Our law enforcement, homeland security and defense communities face a significant [more...]

Date: 2010-09-22 13:29:55


Lockheed Martin and ZyGEM Accelerate DNA Identification for Law ...

(TM) sample-to-answer DNA analysis device is to transform today’s DNA identification process from one that takes a great deal of training, sophisticated equipment and days or weeks to complete, into an affordable, on-site process that takes less than an hour.” Developed in collaboration with ZyGEM as a Lockheed Martin Technology Innovation Initiative, RapI.D.(TM) leverages the latest in microfluidic research and development to accelerate the DNA identification process–essentially building a laboratory on a small, single chip that reduces the processing steps and time needed for [more...]

Date: 2010-09-22 14:14:47


Top ten most accessed articles in August

Cell lysis and DNA extraction of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria from whole blood in a disposable microfluidic chip  Madhumita Mahalanabis, Hussam Al-Muayad, M. Dominika Kulinski, Dave Altman and Catherine M. Klapperich  Lab Chip, 2009, 9, 2811 – 2817, DOI: 10.1039/b905065p  Programmable diagnostic devices made from paper and tape  Andres W. Martinez, Scott T. Phillips, Zhihong Nie, Chao-Min Cheng, Emanuel Carrilho, Benjamin J. Wiley and George M. Whitesides  Lab Chip, 2010, 10, 2499 – 2504, DOI: 10.1039/c0lc00021c  Microfluidics without pumps: reinventing the [more...]

Date: 2010-09-28 08:45:53


Progenika Receives CE Mark for First DNA Chip to Detect Mutations ...

Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/Progenika+Receives+CE+Mark+for+First+DNA+Chip+to+Detect+Mutations+in+Lipoprotein+Lipase+%28LPL%29+Gene/5997955.html for the full story. StreetInsider.com News [more...]

Date: 2010-09-27 08:59:26


DNA inspires chip art (Gadget Master)

Gadget Master Cool content for the electronics engineer who likes to build or control devices This page contains a single entry from the blog posted on August 20, 2010 11:09 AM. The previous post in this blog was Arduino accelerometer hikes bike safety with LED brake lights. The next post in this blog is Meet the Robotics Challenge (Basic) at Embedded Live. Many more can be found on the main index page or by looking through the [more...]

Date: 2010-08-20 10:09:46


Firms Accelerate DNA ID For Police, Homeland Security And Defense ...

Tampa FL: Lockheed Martin and ZyGEM Corp. Ltd. have unveiled a new DNA analysis system that has potential to transform how law enforcement, homeland security and defense communities use DNA-based identification in support of their missions. The prototype, called RapI.D., will be previewed at a 2010 Biometric Consortium Conference special session on Rapid DNA. The day-long session is sponsored by the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) division. "Our law enforcement, homeland security and defense communities face a significant challenge in how quickly they can confirm an [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 05:08:53


Targeted sequence capture - Nimblegen + GS Junior - SEQanswers

I would like to take 40-50 primary tumors and extract genomic DNA, create a custom array chip that will capture my regions of interest (three well-characterized genes that are 50-100kb in length). Sequence these regions across all tumors and look at the genetic variation present therein. I am hoping to use a GS Junior to do the sequencing (that works right?) and they recommend NimbleGen capture arrays. Does this sound feasible?? Much [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 22:07:19


Ident - Not as Seen on TV

“We might take DNA swabs from the crime scene, footwear imprints, tire tracks, paint chips or ballistics evidence from firearms, then send the evidence to one of five National Forensic Laboratories across Canada,” says Corp. Nielsen. “It can take time. But it’s also possible to take fingerprints at a murder scene and match them within hours.”Developing the refined skills of an Ident expert isn’t easy. It begins with a three year apprenticeship program, which includes an eight week college course and numerous exams. Then the apprentice does field work with a fully trained Ident [more...]

Date: 2010-10-08 16:32:00


dna testing kit cvs | Paternity Tests

dna testing kit cvs. December 31, 2009. How do you define DNA testing? It is specified testing that looks for the absence or presence of DNA sequences. It makes use of molecular methods like DNA chips, arrays, or polymerase chain [more...]

Date: 2009-12-31 11:13:07


Engineering Project Topics and Project Ideas: DNA chips

The result of this type of analysis is that experiments that once tool ten years in thousands of laboratories can now be accomplished with a small number of experiments in just one [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 09:36:00


Stem cells, obesity finding lead Nobel predictions (Reuters) | MMC ...

For the chemistry prize, to be awarded on October 6, Pendlebury favors Patrick Brown of Stanford University School of Medicine in California, who invented DNA microarrays, also known widely as gene chips, which are broadly used by [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 13:13:17


India Seeks to ID Its 1.2 Billion People « ThermionicEmissions

This is precisely the type of plan our friends in DC are trying to implement here through the back door, via ID cards, iris scanning, DNA collection, and drivers licenses with magic chips. The price of liberty is eternal [more...]

Date: 2010-10-05 12:59:47


University researchers working to perfect micro DNA technology ...

University of Virginia researchers are working to develop “lab-on-a-chip,” which could drastically change such scenarios by shrinking technology that requires time, laboratories full of people and expensive equipment into a glass slide smaller than a credit card. Such technology has been promised for close to two decades, warns James Landers, a University of Virginia professor of chemistry and mechanical engineering and an associate professor of pathology. He is the lead researcher for the lab- on-a-chip project. While he is cautious about the “unknowns” yet to be dealt with, Landers [more...]

Date: 2008-11-14 05:01:00


Advances In Prenatal Testing Create New Twist In Abortion Debate

A piece in the Washington Post outlines the pros and cons of increasingly advanced fetal DNA testing. Proponents of the test, which "use 'gene chips' to detect much subtler chromosomal variations than standard prenatal testing can," [more...]

Date: 2008-10-27 13:30:00


DNA sequencing » Blog Archive » Microarray

Find more about Microarray on Wikipedia’s sister projects: A microarray is a multiplex lab-on-a-chip. It is a 2D array on a Genome.gov | DNA Microarray Technology Fact sheet on DNA microarray technology, published by the National Human Genome Research Institute. Microarray Technology: An introduction to DNA Microarray Learn how the microarray technology works: A short tutorial that gives an introduction to the microarray technique and it’s [more...]

Date: 2010-08-19 12:26:07


Dolan DNA Learning Center Adopts Agilent Lab-on-a-Chip System to …

(NYSE: A) today announced that Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Dolan DNA Learning Center (DNALC) has adopted the Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer system to teach high school students and teachers how to analyze DNA. [more...]

Date: 2009-08-18 15:56:25


June Special on DNA Testing Prices

I just got a notification from FTDNA–from June 5-June 25, the prices for Y-DNA tests ordered through a project are Y-DNA67 for $199 (Regular price would be $239) or Y-DNA37 for $119 (Regular price would be $149), so now’s the time to do it if you’ve been thinking about it. If you want to do the test but can’t afford it, get in touch with us. We’ll try to get others to chip in for the cost. And if you don’t have the right DNA for the test, but want to sponsor someone else’s test (especially if you have a close relative who can be your “surrogate”) you can make a contribution [more...]

Date: 2010-06-07 16:07:06


LATEST FORENSIC NEWS IN INDIA AND ACROSS THE GLOBE

Portable, rapid DNA analysis tech developed Mobile fingerprint-checking equipment is already controversial before it has even rolled out widely. An announcement today may presage the next such row, as developers say they will soon roll out a "compact" machine based on "a small, single chip" which will massively reduce the amount of time taken to check a DNA sample.The RapID™ system was unveiled today at a biometrics conference in Florida by ZyGEM Corp and its partner, US aerospace globocorp Lockheed, nowadays seeking to diverge into homeland-security areas. [more...]

Date: 2010-09-22 17:08:00


Portable, rapid DNA analysis tech developed

Mobile fingerprint-checking equipment is already controversial before it has even rolled out widely. An announcement today may presage the next such row, as developers say they will soon roll out a “compact” machine based on “a small, single chip” which will massively reduce the amount of time taken to check a DNA sample.… This entry was posted by admin on September 22, 2010 at 3:15 pm under Theregister.co.uk. Both comments and pings are currently [more...]

Date: 2010-09-22 15:15:19


Epigenetic Transgenerational Actions of Vinclozolin on Promoter ...

A methylated DNA immunoprecipitation with methyl-cytosine antibody followed by a promoter tilling microarray (MeDIP-Chip) procedure was used to identify 52 different regions with statistically significant altered methylation in the sperm promoter epigenome. Mass spectrometry bisulfite analysis was used to map the CpG DNA methylation and 16 differential DNA methylation regions were confirmed, while the remainder could not be analyzed due to bisulfite technical limitations. Analysis of these validated regions identified a consensus DNA sequence (motif) that associated with 75% of the promoters. [more...]

Date: 2010-10-02 03:04:02


23andMe Personal Genome Service: DNA Test for Health and Ancestry ...

It is a retail DNA testing service providing information and tools for consumers to learn about and explore their DNA. The Illumina Infinium HumanHap550-Quad+ HD Bead Research Use Only Chip has been customized for use in all of the [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 00:36:24


Popular Mechanics Posts 2010 BREAKTHROUGH Awards — The Gadgeteer

While working at the National Institutes of Health in the early 1990s, Venter developed a way to rapidly discover genes by exploiting snippets of DNA called expressed sequence tags. In 1992, he founded The Institute for Genomic Research, and, three years later, he and a team decoded the first genome of a free-living organism. That led to Venter’s best-known breakthrough, mapping the human genome. Last May, he achieved a defining moment in the history of biology when he inserted digitally created DNA into a living bacterium, forming the first synthetic life. His ultimate goal is to design [more...]

Date: 2010-09-28 20:43:25


Research Associate (San Diego) | PCR Jobs

"How To Answer Any Question An Interviewer Could Possibly Throw At You! ... " Click Here! Purpose of the Position:  Responsible for research and/or development of molecular diagnostic test kits, reagents and procedures in a team environment.  Performs experiments independently after receiving general direction from supervisor. Makes detailed observations, analyzes data and interprets results.  Prepares technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses.  Maintains and develops skills in molecular biology and company technology through reading of internal reports [more...]

Date: 2010-10-01 19:07:24


D-Bags of Match.com Revisited « Borderline Amazing

While cleaning out all of my old email folders this morning I decided it was time to erase my collection of scary Match.com messages that kept my friends and I entertained for a month. But I realized I would be doing everyone a huge disservice if I didn’t take a minute to review a few of my favorite D-bags. Here’s what: it’s hard knocks for a single on the street out there. I’m not into shaming the nice guys who may have posted an unfortunate picture or two. It took an extremely d-baggy e-mail message to make my list…and because of this, I feel totally fine including their [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 17:03:47


The Tea Party supports puppy mills? Really?

Interesting animal news and pet news. Pet related information, animal related web sites, stories about pets and wild animals. Humor and photos of animals. Bizarre pet products, merchandise and pet supplies. Terrierman‘s lead paragraph says it all, so he’ll kick off the topic for us: Apparently Joe the Plumber and the Tea Party support Puppy Mills. No, I am not making this up. Here’s the link you want, but you will also note that there is no link to the actual legislation in question. What’s going on? It seems the Tea Party and “Joe the Plumber”  have determined that a ballot [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 13:10:07


Personalized Medicine Getting Closer: the LPL DNA Chip | Medician.info

« previous post Omics! Omics!: Scenes from the... This is the challenge that personalized medicine presents us. With genome sequencing (and ... next post » Alum Diagnoses History and Fut.... The 21st century will give rise to personalized medicine specific to the individual, rathe... Posts with similar tags ReportsandReports – The Future of Molecular Diagnostics … Through 2015, the molecular diagnostics market will grow at a double-digit pace, achieving an overall 14% compound annual growth rate to meet increasing demand for personalized medicine . Key areas of growth include [more...]

Date: 2010-09-29 05:46:57


Comments: Life Technologies buys Ion Torrent « Omically Speaking

There was some exciting news yesterday from the next-generation sequencing (NGS) field, with the buy-out of Ion Torrent - a start-up that’s developed a novel DNA sequencing machine – by the life-sciences behemoth Life Technologies (for a whopping 350million dollars). The technology for sequencing of DNA – the blueprint of all life – is at an exciting stage. Ten years ago, the complete human genome was sequenced at the cost of several billion dollars and decades of attempt. Today, a full genome can be sequenced for as little as $10,000 and in less than a week. The price and time are [more...]

Date: 2010-08-18 17:13:21


Personalized medicine: Check your DNA at the door - SmartPlanet

College kids survive on a diet of beer and pizza, but personalized medicine might soon change that. This summer, UC - Berkeley wants 5,500 new students to participate in a DNA experiment: The students will be required to return a swab of their cheek cells, so they can find out if they have the genes to metabolize folate, lactose, and alcohol. Ideally, the students who lack the genes will modify their behavior accordingly. They would eat more green vegetables, avoid milk products (and prepare to explain to everyone and their mother why they now drink soy milk), and hold back on the drinking. [more...]

Date: 2010-05-21 11:45:21


Plant RNA/DNA Purification Kit

Total DNA and RNA from 50 mg of tobacco, tomato and peach were simultaneously isolated with Bio-Synthesis's Plant RNA/DNA Purification Kit (with the optional on-column RNase treatment). Next, 2µL of DNA from each 150 µL elution was mixed in 20 µL of PCR reaction and used in a real-time PCR (95ºC for 3min and 40 cycles at 95 ºC for 15 sec. and 60 ºC for 30 sec.). DNA from tobacco (green), tomato (red) and peach (blue) was successfully amplified, indicating the high quality of the DNA for downstream application. Primer dimer (black) also was shown. Figure 3. Isolate High Quality Total RNA [more...]

Date: 2010-08-16 04:44:00


Scientists identify DNA that may contribute to uniqueness

Using their specialized “chip” with DNA spots that contain all the DNA sequences that appear in the genome, researchers applied human DNA from 15 unrelated people. The team compared transposon sites first identified in the original published human “index” genome and found approximately 100 new transposon sites in each person screened. “We were surprised by how many novel insertions we were able to find,” said Jef Boeke, a professor of molecular biology and genetics, co-director of the High Throughput Biology Center of the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences and an author on [more...]

Date: 2010-08-16 09:48:26


Innovations In Epigenetics: Advances In Technologies, Diagnostics ...

Figure 2.6: Schematic of key technologies used in epigenetics 36. Figure 2.7: Schematic of ChIP technology 37. Figure 2.8: Epigenomics AG methylation specific PCR (MSP) methods 42. Figure 3.9: DNA methylation targets for epigenetic [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 15:03:51


Microfluidics and Rapid DNA Analysis « The Writer's Forensics Blog

A recent report from a research group in Birmingham, England and the Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine presented a new rapid method for DNA analysis. The researchers state that with a new DNA processing cartridge that they have developed, DNA results can be obtained in as little as four hours. This could be extremely useful to law enforcement though it does have a few drawbacks. After obtaining the analysis I would assume that it would then be uploaded into the CODIS system for comparison. The problem is that CODIS is not complete [more...]

Date: 2010-08-16 15:29:41


Expression Profiling of PBMC-based Diagnostic Gene Markers ...

Expression Profiling of PBMC-based Diagnostic Gene Markers Isolated from Vasculitis Patients Shigeto Kobayashi1, Akihiko Ito2, Daisuke Okuzaki3,4, Hiroaki Onda3,5, Norikazu Yabuta3, Ippei Nagamori3, Kazuo Suzuki6,7, Hiroshi Hashimoto1 and Hiroshi Nojima3,4,5,* 1Department of Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2-1-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8421, Japan 2Division of Molecular Pathology, Department of Cancer Biology, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8639, Japan 3Department of [more...]

Date: 2010-09-04 18:43:52


Law and Biosciences Blog | Should Mary Carmichael Get DTC Genetic ...

Mary Carmichael at Newsweek is running an interesting week-long series of posts about deciding whether or not to buy DTC genetic testing for herself.  Carmichael series She asked me to contribute an “about 300 word” post on “How do I know if I can trust the results and should I be worried about what I might find out?” Monday, I sent her both a 389 word version and a 300 word version. Tuesday, she sent me back a 308 word version for posting, which I accepted. Today (Wednesday), the Newsweek site has posted a 230 word version.  Carmichael:  Day 3 It captures much of what I wanted to [more...]

Date: 2010-08-04 17:22:14


ATLAS Biolabs has licensed Cartagenia software for analysis and ...

Berlin, September 30, 2010 – By licensing the Cartagenia BENCH software, ATLAS Biolabs GmbH has expanded its services for the evaluation of genetic data obtained by DNA chip analysis. With the aid of this innovative web-based interpretation software it is possible to screen for disease- and family-specific genetic variations and compare them with public data online. It also provides a database-assisted platform for project-related collaboration between different scientific institutions. Thus, customers of ATLAS Biolabs can easily match genetic data and results. “We are delighted with [more...]

Date: 2010-10-02 08:37:35



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