Amplification of overlapping DNA amplicons in a single-tube
multiplex PCR for targeted next-generation sequencing of
BRCA1 and BRCA2
Desiree Schenk, Gang Song, Yue Ke, Zhaohui Wang
PLOSone, July 2017; 12(7): e0181062.
This paper outlines Pillar Biosciences’ method and further development of the
SLIMamp™ technology, and also describes the results of full-gene BRCA1 and
BRCA2 panel as applied to cell line DNA and remnant human DNA samples.
Feasibility study of molecular profiling of gastric cancer
specimens from Rwanda
Mary D. Chamberlin, Belson Rugwizangoga, Francine B. DeAbreu, Eric Rutaganda,
Vincent Dusabejambo, Oswald Habyarimana, Steve Bensen, Gregory J. Tsongalis
JGO, April 2017; 10.1200/JGO.2017.009605
This publication describes meeting proceedings in which researchers from
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the University of Rwanda College of
Medicine and Health Sciences describe how they used reagents provided by Pillar
Biosciences to create and test a research platform for testing FFPE gastric cancer
samples collected in Rwanda in the United States.