The genetic structure of populations differed from morphology-based descriptions, indicating the potential dangers of classifying exclusively on morphological variation.
Along with sequencing and resequencing on orphan crop plants, the team is providing professional development to spur genomics-assisted plant breeding in Africa.
At PAG, researchers from the Rockefeller University Vertebrate Genome Laboratory outlined sequencing and assembly strategies for phase 1 of the VGP G10K.
Two studies appearing in JAMA Neurology respectively examined how variants linked to Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease contribute to the conditions.
The partners will collect and analyze cancer samples and analyze data to support basic and translational research and advance precision oncology and personalized medicine.
An Australian team used Pacific Biosciences long reads, 10X Genomics linked reads, and Bionano Genomics mapping to assemble a desert dingo genome de novo.
A team reconstructed 38 percent of the maternal genome of an 18th century Icelandic immigrant and found that his mother came from a specific African region.
The technology allows for genome-wide SNP discovery and genotyping in large populations of organisms in a single experiment.
The partners are planning to conduct meta-analyses of shared exome datasets from patients with inherited neurological disorders.
Mars Petcare's genetic testing unit and Genoscoper had been collaborating since 2015 to discover new genetic health markers for companion animals.
Amgen will use BC Platforms' tools and services to study data in multiple indications, including cardiovascular and bone diseases, hematological malignancies, and other cancers.
Following a successful pilot with 23andMe, the Healthy Nevada Project partners with Helix to increase the depth of genomics data while giving participants access to DNA results.
By sequencing seven new Mesolithic individuals, researchers retraced two hunter-gatherer migrations into Scandinavia after the Last Glacial Maximum.
The Healthy Nevada Project will enroll an additional 40,000 participants to be exome sequenced through Helix and receive a free app from its online genomics marketplace.
Two papers in Nature Genetics found that loss-of-function variants in ADCY3 were associated with severe obesity, and that ADCY3 could be a treatment target.
A University of Oxford-led team combined imaging and genotyping data to find variants that affect how a person's facial profile or eyes look.
Researchers sequenced the genome of an 11,500-year-old human sample from Beringia and compared its genome to those from other Native Americans.
As more people have their genomes sequenced, some researchers seek to enable mechanisms for genome data donation, similar to organ and tissue donation.
With a two-stage atrial fibrillation GWAS, researchers took a crack at untangling the pathways, regulatory features, and tissue types contributing to the heart condition.
A University of Alabama at Birmingham-led team has found that mutations within five NF1 codons are linked to an increased likelihood of severe neurofibromatosis symptoms.
Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.
A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.
In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.
A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.