The project has identified carrier variants in 109 infants so far — a total of 232 variants in 166 genes — according to a presentation at ASHG today.
MyGene2 holds cases from 1,225 families, submitted by 880 user accounts, which include 723 unique genes, among them many new disease genes.
Called GA4GH Connect, it calls on the alliance's 500-plus members to develop new data sharing standards for use in major international genomic data initiatives.
The funding is being awarded under the auspices of the NIH's BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network, which aims to establish reference cell atlases of the brain.
Taiwanese genomic informatics startup Atgenomix is looking for $5M in venture capital as it prepares to enter the US market.
Such an atlas could enable investigators to understand how genetic variants impact disease risk, define drug toxicities, improve therapies, and advance regenerative medicine.
The kits cover the primary genetic targets currently used for assessing the compatibility of hematopoietic cell donors with recipients.
Using genome-wide association and targeted sequencing approaches, research teams continue to tally up genetic contributors and candidate genes in breast cancer.
The collaborators will grant the licenses to any entities wanting to use the technology for commercial agricultural research and product development.
A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.
UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.
Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.
In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.
This white paper describes a benchmarking study of 30 whole-exome sequencing cases in which Diploid's Moon software outperformed another variant interpretation algorithm in ranking causal variants.