ASHG

Coming to Baltimore for ASHG 2015? So are we!

ASHG 2015, the annual meeting of The American Society of Human Genetics, is taking place next week from Oct. 6–10 in Baltimore, Maryland. If you’re coming, we’d love to see you at our booths, 1621 and 1622! Booth 1621 will focus on QIAGEN’s sample-to-insight solutions for some of the topics we discuss here at Biomarker Insights, including liquid biopsy… Read article →



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New videos on single cell analysis

Whether you’re studying single cell genomics, circulating tumor cells or the microbiome, analyzing single cells creates the potential for a deeper understanding of cell heterogeneity. But several challenges stand in the way of this goal, such as allelic dropout, coverage uniformity and low yield. How can you overcome these? The single cell team at QIAGEN… Read article →


Epigenetics

Location, location, location: methylation analysis for epigenetic research

No, we’re not talking about real estate! In research, location is key to how DNA methylation works. Epigenetics, the study of chromatin-modifying marks that do not alter DNA sequences, has recently undergone a paradigm shift regarding the effect of DNA methylation on gene transcription. In the human genome, the most commonly studied epigenetic mark is 5-methylcytosine, often… Read article →