In Genome Research this week, an international research team reports the use of mRNA-seq and agnostic splice site discovery methods to "advance mRNA-seq bioinformatics toward unbiased transcriptome capture," the potential importance of which they've shown in an in vivo model of neurological disease.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.