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The additional funds follow the $25 million that the company announced in May 2019, bringing the total figure for the round to $45 million.

The Tapestry study will initially return genetic results for familial hypercholesterolemia, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, and Lynch syndrome to patients.

The investigators used gene expression, chromatin interaction, and functional annotations to prioritize 191 genes as targets of potentially causal variants.

Researchers discovered a duplication affecting the RYR2 gene in two families, which may indicate that it is a founder mutation in the Amish population.

Some of these shared loci were associated with higher BMI, but some were linked to lower BMI, particularly those also linked to schizophrenia.

The new guidelines are meant to assist medical professionals in understanding the complexity and implications of exome sequencing in prenatal care.

The partners are studying wild-type cardiac amyloidosis, a rare condition characterized by the accumulation of abnormal proteins in the heart.

By identifying core venom toxin genes with Indian cobra genomic and transcriptomic data, researchers hope to set the stage for future antivenom production based on synthetic venom.

With new instruments and workflows able to quantify thousands of proteins in as little as five minutes, 2019 was the year proteomics cracked its throughput problem.

Run by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, SPARK has already grown to more than 220,000 participants from 75,000 families living in the US.

The score's developers also suggest that current guidelines for stroke prevention may not be sufficient for individuals at higher genomic risk for the condition.

Researchers from France's DreamPore and their collaborators used a nanopore to distinguish between 15 of the 20 proteinogenic amino acids.

Two recent CRISPR-Cas9 viability screens in cancer cell lines were concordant across multiple metrics despite significant differences in experimental protocols.

Using the free service, called Fingenious, researchers will be able to access genomic data generated by the country's FinnGen project, which aims to genotype 500,000 Finns by 2023.

Researchers at BostonGene and Weill Cornell Medicine hope their approach may provide a more complete and precise characterization of diffuse large B-cell lymphomas.

Currently available under a soft launch, the tool can provide information about the prevalence of cancer risk mutations based on patients' demographics.

Led by investigators at the University of Oslo, the four-year CoMorMent project is slated to commence next month with a total budget of €6 million.

Individuals with high genetic susceptibility to heart disease but good sleep habits appeared less likely to develop disease than those with poor sleep patterns.

With metagenomic sequencing on birch pitch, investigators sequenced a 5,700-year-old individual from Sweden, along with sequences from her meal and her oral microbes.

The company said that it plans to use the funds to develop and commercialize its Proteograph proteomics platform for research and clinical applications.

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An initial analysis suggests the novel coronavirus from Wuhan that is sickening people might come from snakes, a team of virologists writes at the Conversation.

DNA testing confirms captured Chicago coyote same as the one that bit a boy near a nature museum, the Chicago Tribune reports.

An analysis of Tibetan ice cores uncovers more than two dozen previously unknown virus groups, LiveScience reports.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of four children buried in Cameroon approximately 3,000 and 8,000 years ago, and more.