Blog

Year: 2018

December 12, 2018

Spotlight on Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which abnormal brain activity results in seizures. Signs and symptoms of seizures are not...
September 19, 2018

Spotlight on Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) are related disorders that are characterized by progressive degeneration and weakening...
September 5, 2018

Comprehensive hereditary cancer screening: Know the sequencing technology being used

Everyone has some risk of developing cancer. Most often cancer is caused by mutations that arise as a consequence of...
August 22, 2018

Detecting short tandem repeats using WGS

In this week’s post we’re taking a closer look at short tandem repeats (STRs) and how they’re detected using whole...