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Policy Issues
Payers such as insurance companies and Medicare need systematic ways of evaluating genetic tests for reimbursement.
… trouble keeping up with the volume of new genetic and next-generation sequencing tests that are coming onto the market. …
News Release
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, " next-generation " dna sequencing (ngs) methods are as accurate - …
Jobs at NHGRI
NHGRI is seeking a postdocs in the laboratory of Dr. Daphne W. Bell, within the Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch in Bethesda, Maryland.
… somatic mutations in candidate driver genes identified by next generation sequencing of endometrial tumor tissues. the successful …
Fact Sheets
Estimated cost of sequencing the human genome over time since the Human Genome Project.
… have led to substantial reductions in the cost of genome sequencing . the underlying costs associated with different … not included in calculating that cost (e.g., sequence data generation, sequence finishing, upfront activities such as … fundamentally changing the nature of genomics. so-called 'next-generation' dna sequencing methods arrived on the scene, …
The Genomics Landscape
In the January 2018 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green features the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center.
… and the field of genomics.   … the  nih intramural sequencing center  (nisc) sits on the top floor of a research … then the transition in the mid-2000s from sanger-based to 'next generation' dna sequencing platforms. while keeping pace with …
Fact Sheets
Data used to estimate the cost of sequencing the human genome over time since the Human Genome Project.
… (nhgri) has tracked the costs associated with dna sequencing performed at the sequencing centers funded by the … (dideoxy chain termination sequencing ) to 'second generation' (or ' next-generation ') dna sequencing technologies. additional …
Outreach
Advances in genomics are reducing the cost of genome sequencing by a million-fold.
… advances in genomics are reducing the cost of genome sequencing by a million-fold. … did you know that your genome … started in 1990, no one knew that it would lead to the generation of over $1 trillion in economic return and the … hands-on activity for introducing microbiology students to next-generation dna sequencing and bioinformatics nhgri - the …
News Release
Jeffery Schloss, Ph.D., founding director of the Division of Genome Sciences, is embarking on a new journey: retirement.
… from a successful career that included leading nhgri's dna sequencing technology development program. he also aided in … spending his years conducting research and preparing the next generation of researchers. but his plans changed drastically …
Research Funding
​CSER is rapidly advancing the knowledge necessary to develop best practices for implementating genomic sequence data into clinical care. ​
… reports of genomic sequencing being applied to the medical care of individual … powell north carolina clinical genomic evaluation by next-gen exome sequencing 2 multiple adult and pediatric … clinical implementation of carrier testing using next generation sequencing (ngs) women and their partners seeking …
Staff
Dr. Mullikin is director of the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC).
… to analyze large data sets generated by systematic dna sequencing projects. a highly skilled computational … time of rapid technology change, which has now seen next-generation sequencing throughput increase 20-fold. this …