This Week in Genome Research | GenomeWeb

In a paper published online in advance in Genome Research this week, investigators at The Wistar Institute report their generation of a "genome-wide inventory of non-coding and protein-coding transcripts, their promoters, and histone modification states for developing and adult cerebella using integrative, massive[ly] parallel sequencing and [a] bioinformatics approach," with which they elucidated "alternative promoters and transcriptional terminations as major sources of tran

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Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.

An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.

The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.

In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.