Two recent studies found that as many as 20 percent of adults may have disease-associated variants, despite having no symptoms or evidence of family history.
The organization named the institutions that will be performing the proteomic and proteogenomic analyses planned to for the five-year, $65 million effort.
Using array-based miRNA profiles for individuals treated for prostate cancer, researchers identified 37 miRNA with differential expression in cases with recurrence.
The Stanford University and Fox Chase Cancer Center team found that some mutations dramatically increased cancer risk, while others had a more modest effect.
Even in schizophrenia cases lacking intellectual disability, investigators found that rare mutations in genes normally resistant to loss-of-function changes were enriched.
The company recently raised $8 million and is looking to partner with other firms interested in antigen discovery and diagnostic development.
A team has identified disease loci for Crohn's and ulcerative colitis using fine mapping alongside high-density genotyping.
Over the next month the company plans to expand its preconception screening test, which it launched widely earlier this year, by adding about 90 X-linked disorders.
DuPont Pioneer has acquired the exclusive rights to ERS Genomics' portfolio of CRISPR-Cas genome-editing technologies for all plant and agricultural applications.
Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.
DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.
A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.
In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.