Four related studies out today describe preliminary findings from whole-genome sequences for more than 2,600 Icelanders, offering a glimpse at rarer forms of genetic variation, including loss-of-function mutations affecting both alleles of a gene.

Led by David Baltimore and Jennifer Doudna, a multi-disciplinary group of experts has called for steps to evaluate the possible consequences of the genome engineering technology.

Scientists from Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and Signature Science published the study this week in GigaScience.

By focusing on girls with severe autism, Johns Hopkins researchers uncovered four candidate genes for the disorder, including one involved in neuronal development and chromatin biology.

Reanalysis of a prior study found no interaction between Interleukin's PST test and preventive visits or association with the patient outcome of tooth extraction.

In PLOS this week: variant linked to canine cleft lip, new compression tool, and more.

GNC will start using DNA testing to authentic the presence of plants included in its labels, following an agreement with the New York Attorney General.

In Science this week: self-assembly of DNA components in solution, and more.

Genetics and Molecular Research retracts two gastric cancer papers for being "substantially equal" to other papers, according to Retraction Watch.

Apr
29
Sponsored by
Covance

This online seminar will review case studies demonstrating the clinical utility of CTCs and cfDNA to define and characterize a variety of dynamic genomic changes throughout the course of cancer detection and treatment. 

Apr
15
Sponsored by
WaferGen

This live online seminar will highlight recent trends in applying next-generation sequencing in the clinical setting, with a particular focus on oncology and rare disease. 

Mar
05
Sponsored by
SomaLogic

In this archived webcast, Robert Gerszten of Massachusetts General Hospital will describe an ongoing project that is integrating metabolic and proteomic profiling to gain a better understanding of cardiometabolic disease.