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NIH lost a key member of its broader genomics team when Robert Blakesley, Ph.D., director of the NISC sequencing group at NIH, retired on Dec. 31, 2015.
… 31 retirement of Robert Blakesley, Ph.D., director of the sequencing group at the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center … 57 million DNA sequence reads for 76 researchers using the Sanger dideoxy sequencing method. That figure has spiked in the last six years with the …
Talking Glossary
Next-generation DNA sequencing (abbreviated NGS) refers to the use of technologies for sequencing DNA that became available shortly after the completion of the Human Genome Project (which relied on the first-generation method of Sanger sequencing).
… Next-Generation DNA Sequencing … Next-generation DNA sequencing (abbreviated NGS) … Human Genome Project (which relied on the first-generation method of Sanger sequencing). … DNA sequencing establishes the order of …
Archive
… Nov 7 2017 40th Anniversary Of Landmark Dna Sequencing Methods … Archive …
Health
The Method for Introducing a New Competency: Genomics (MINC) Toolkit assists those interested in integrating genomics into their practice.
… to lead the program and describes key successes. … The Method for Introducing a New Competency: Genomics (MINC) … to apply new scientific discoveries in patient care.  … Method for Introducing a New Competency: Genomics (MINC) … Method for Introducing a New Competency: Genomics (MINC) … …
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A new study by researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is challenging traditional practices for validating DNA sequencing results.
… is challenging traditional practices for validating DNA sequencing results. The research suggests that newer, faster, … methods are as accurate - and perhaps more accurate - than Sanger sequencing, a time-tested technique that is typically … of the journal Clinical Chemistry . The Sanger sequencing method burst onto the genetics scene in the late 1970s and …
Research Funding
Polygenic RIsk MEthods in Diverse populations (PRIMED) Consortium will work together to develop and implement approaches to integrating extant genotype and phenotype data for the purpose of conducting and disseminating Consortium-wide PRS analyses.
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Using a recently developed DNA base-editing technique, researchers correct accelerating aging disorder.
… C is changed to a T. Researchers used the base editing method, which substitutes a single DNA letter for another … some life extension, but it is not a cure. The DNA-editing method may provide an additional and even more dramatic … his lab at the Broad Institute developed the base-editing method in 2016, funded in part by NHGRI. "CRISPR editing, …