This article has been updated to include a response from Affymetrix in a regulatory filing.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and E8 Pharmaceuticals have filed a suit against Affymetrix alleging that the firm is infringing their patent covering a genotyping method.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.