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Over the next four years, researchers will aim to pinpoint the impact of personal genomic information given to patients with autism and their families.

IQuity develops tests that use RNA expression data to predict, detect, and monitor disease, as well as stratify patients by severity of disease.

The grants include funding for five new clinical sites, a new metabolomics core, and increased model organism capabilities.

Investigators are studying samples from a group of 100 patients to try to lock down patterns in circulating tumor DNA that can be used to validate monitoring methods for the clinic.

A new analysis finds that better grant-writing skills may help early-career researchers stay funded and stay in academia.

The firm will use the grant to accelerate the commercialization of synthetic DNA standards and algorithms licensed from the University of Minnesota.

The Israeli firm recently announced the results of a multicenter study of its Bladder EpiCheck test in addition to netting €2.5 million in EU funding to develop a lung cancer assay.

Several companies will receive grants to develop hepatitis C molecular point-of-care and core antigen diagnostic assays.

The funding from the Mark Foundation for Cancer Research will support an initiative to investigate cancer genomics in ethnically diverse populations.

The multi-year cow genomics project aims to improve genetic selection and identify functional elements in the cow's genome.

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An opinion piece at Bloomberg discusses China's stance on genomic research.

Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.

Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.

In PLOS this week: grey wolf population genomics, mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma survival, and more.