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October 1, Vol. 36, No. 17

  • Feature Articles

    • Advances in Next-Generation Sequencing
    • Shawn C. Baker
    • The next-generation sequencing (NGS) market has been and continues to be dominated by Illumina, causing many researchers to complain that the lack of competition is causing the rate of NGS advancement to slow, at least in terms of cost for ... more »
    • Dynamic Shifts in Precision Medicine
    • Lisa Heiden
    • Pharmacogenomic precision medicine can now be incorporated into routine clinical practice according to Martin Dawes, MD, professor and head of family medicine, University of British Columbia (UBC) TreatGX software, developed at UBC, integrates a patient’s current physical state, medications, and ... more »
    • GEN Roundup: PCR from the Lab to the Point of Ca...
    • If a laboratory technique is around long enough, it can start to seem like a comfortable piece of furniture. That’s the case for PCR, a technique so venerable that even its descendents, digital PCR and real-time PCR, have become familiar—to ... more »
  • Tutorials

    • Advertorial: Bio-Techne
    • Bio-Techne, Minnesota’s largest biotech company, makes products for medical research and drug development, and distributes more than 200,000 products In 2014, R&D Systems, Novus Biologicals, Tocris, ProteinSimple, BiosPacific, Cliniqa, and RNA Medical were brought together under the umbrella of Bio-Techne ... more »
    • Advertorial: Cisbio Bioassays
    • Cisbio Bioassays is a global company with over 35 years’ experience in immunoassay design The firm originally produced in vitro diagnostics assay kits but entered the drug discovery market in the mid 1990s, with the development of its proprietary HTRF ... more »
    • Advertorial: OriGene Technologies
    • OriGene Technologies was founded in 1996 as a research tool company focused on the creation of the largest commercial collection of full length human cDNAs in a standard expression vector... more »
    • Advertorial: Solabia
    • Peptones from the Solabia Group represent 45 years of strategic activity and savoir-faire As key components in industrial fermentation, they contribute to varied productions from probiotics to vaccines to bacterial metabolites specific to cosmetics While often perceived as substitutable commodities ... more »
    • DNA-Free CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing
    • Amanda Haas
    • Gene editing is a powerful molecular biology tool that has been rapidly integrated into life sciences research, offering great potential to transform our understanding of disease and future therapies One such gene-editing system, CRISPR-Cas9, allows researchers to quickly edit genes ... more »