It is very likely that on your last flight the turbofan engines were controlled by full authority digital engine controls – FADECs for short. FADECs have played a significant role in keeping airline ticket prices low (except during holidays) by continually adjusting engine parameters so that the engine operates with maximum fuel efficiency and within operational limits, allowing pilots to focus on other tasks.
Next-Generation Sequencing Assay Validation: A Practical Guide for the Clinical Genomics Laboratory
This practical guide walks through key considerations and guidelines to help you accelerate NGS assay validation for less money and greater confidence in results. Learn about:
- Specific ways you can save time and money while thoroughly validating an NGS-based clinical genomics assay
- Validation best practices from leading clinical genomics laboratories
- How to navigate the many guidelines and requirements of the various authoritative bodies for clinical genomics testing
SeraCare have been fantastic in helping us develop the plasma-based EQA schemes. Technically, that's very challenging to deliver as an EQA provider; it's not an easy sample type to be able to just get on-tap from any patient or biobank.- Dr. Sandi Deans, Director, UK NEQAS for Molecular Genetics and Molecular Pathology
We're basically getting more bang for our buck from [Seraseq] reference materials because they have more mutations represented within them.- Dr. Brian Haynes, Associate Director of Bioinformatics, Asuragen
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At the recently-concluded 2018 AMP Meeting, researchers at the New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) and Weill Cornell Medical Center (WCMC) presented a poster1 on the validation of an Oncomine™ cell-free DNA Lung Assay using ctDNA NGS standards developed by SeraCare (Seraseq® ctDNA v2 Reference Materials),2
Neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinases (NTRK) can become abnormally fused to other genes resulting in growth signals that can lead to cancer in many organs of the human body. TRK gene fusion-based cancers are rare but present in pediatric and adult cancers such as lung, thyroid, colon, etc. (see, e.g., Figure 1).