DNAstack will help Autism Speaks add a data discovery portal and data-sharing features to the research platform, and integrate it with bioinformatics workflows.
The multi-year renewal includes DNA Genotek's Oragene-Dx saliva kits and GenoFIND services for custom collection kit packaging and order fulfillment services.
Researchers searched exome sequences of more than 100,000 individuals for associations to more than a dozen quantitative human traits and 10 diseases.
In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.
Researchers found that children with autism are more likely to inherit cis-regulatory structural variants from their fathers than their unaffected siblings.
Researchers used mutations found among individuals with autism to tease out affected pathways, such as ones linked to synaptic function, morphology, and plasticity.
The company hopes to develop saliva-based RNA assays for concussion, Parkinson's disease and autism using biomarkers discovered by its two academic partners.
Speakers at HudsonAlpha's Genomic Medicine Conference said while sequencing results sometimes result in a diagnosis and change in care, they often have no consequence.
The researchers didn't find overall methylation differences between infants who later developed autism and those who did not.
The researchers conducted a genome-wide association study and other analyses using about 47,000 research participants from 23andMe.
Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.
University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.
NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.
In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.