A gene-environment analysis involving 10,346 twins suggests parents are more restrictive when feeding children who have a genetic propensity for weight gain.
With sequence data for 910 African individuals, researchers found more than 296 million bases of sequence not represented in the human reference genome GRCh38.
A study presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors annual meeting last week analyzed how counseling sessions affected patients on five measures.
A Mendelian analysis hints that variants implicated in bitter taste perception may affect a person's preference for coffee, tea, and/or alcohol.
Researchers saw changes in gut microbial community membership as populations moved from foraging to short-term or long-term agriculture.
Nashville Biosciences will offer access to BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's collection of DNA samples and patient records, through BC Platforms' solution.
A Georgia Tech team found that the reliance of genome-wide association studies on European populations has skewed estimates of disease risk in other populations.
Three studies encompassing dozens of ancient genomes are offering a closer look at complex historical population spread in North, Central, and South America.
Fresh off its August IPO, the company reported $2.8 million in revenue for the quarter, up from $2.7 million a year ago.
Given that genetic susceptibility to schizophrenia is highly polygenic, the researchers found that the risk scores had some utility as prognostic biomarkers.
Researchers identified gene family expansions and other parasitic adaptations using genome sequences for 81 roundworms or flatworms.
The program will be led by computational scientist Adam Margolin and focus on integrating large-scale data analysis and genomic technologies to speed drug discoveries.
The new analysis also uncovered knowledge gaps about why people are worried about genetic privacy.
Researchers identified 133 neuronal and non-neuronal cell types using single-cell RNA-seq data for tens of thousands of cells from the mouse neocortex.
The researchers noted ties between osteoarthritis-linked variants and height, and found one risk loci that implicated the Hedgehog signaling pathway.
Led by researchers at BBMRI-ERIC, the effort intends to clarify how entities should share data, including genomics information, across institutions and countries.
The researchers found that genes whose transcription in response to an immune challenge diverged across species also varied between single cells.
An Australian team has sequenced some 4,000 healthy individuals over 70 years old for the Medical Genome Reference Bank database.
British genomics interpretation software vendor Congenica will help researchers analyze WGS and WES in search of a genetic cause for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
Researchers documented genetic associations, trait heritability, and more with data from GWAS on 778 binary or non-binary traits in UK Biobank participants.
Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.
UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.
In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.