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Carol Greider on Telomeres

Newly-minted Nobel laureate Carol Greider gave a lecture entitled “Telomerase and the Consequences of Telomere Dysfunction" at NHRGI last week and the video is now up at the NIH website. Greider’s talk begins about 14 minutes into the video, following introductions from Eric Green and Kathy Hudson. Greider then discusses how her research on telomeres got going, as well as some of her recent work.

The Scan

New Study Highlights Role of Genetics in ADHD

Researchers report in Nature Genetics on differences in genetic architecture between ADHD affecting children versus ADHD that persists into adulthood or is diagnosed in adults.

Study Highlights Pitfall of Large Gene Panels in Clinical Genomic Analysis

An analysis in Genetics in Medicine finds that as gene panels get larger, there is an increased chance of uncovering benign candidate variants.

Single-Cell Atlas of Drosophila Embryogenesis

A new paper in Science presents a single-cell atlas of fruit fly embryonic development over time.

Phage Cocktail Holds Promise for IBD

Researchers uncovered a combination phage therapy that targets Klebsiella pneumonia strains among individuals experiencing inflammatory bowel disease flare ups, as they report in Cell.