Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Cost of Gene Sequencing Falls, Raising Hopes for Medical Advances

Firms are racing to cut the cost of sequencing the human genome, which will yield new approaches for treating cancers and other serious diseases, biologists say.


Graphene Comes to Nanopore Gene Sequencing - IEEE Spectrum


In Gene Sequencing Treatment for Leukemia, Glimpses of the Future

In Gene Sequencing Treatment for Leukemia, Glimpses of the Future -

11 Habits of People With Concealed Depression

A smarter, more precise way to think about public health | Sue Desmond-Hellmann Sue Desmond-Hellmann is using precision public health -- an approach that incorporates big data, consumer monitoring, gene sequencing and other innovative tools -- to solve the world's most difficult medical problems. It's already helped cut HIV transmission from mothers to babies by nearly half in sub-Saharan Africa, and now it's being used to address alarming infant mortality rates all over the world. ..

from WIRED

Gene Sequencing Pinpoints Antibiotic Resistance Moving From Livestock to Humans

A new study of Danish farmers and their livestock uses genetic sequencing to show that antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections travel from animal to human. Maryn McKenna describes the evidence.


High-throughput 16S rRNA gene sequencing reveals alterations of intestinal microbiota in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome patients.

Metro East girl, 5, has gene sequencing for rare brain cancer tumor : Lifestyles

These punchcard images are a fascinating artifact of early computational biology, anticipating a very different future than what we have today, a future based not on gene sequence but the automation of phenotypic characterization.


BY Pamela Fayerman It was a pivotal, even glorious moment in the evolution of gene science when, in the summer of 2010, Vancouver scientists announced they were the first in the world to sequence a patient’s rare and aggressive tumour to help select the most appropriate drugs. The results of “patient X’s” sequencing were published in…