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BioTeam has developed a web portal for the MSSNG repository that offers easy access to genomic, phenotype, and clinical data collected through the project.

The study is part of the Biomarkers Consortium, and will include the collection of DNA samples for future genomics research into ASD.

Advances in genetic technologies are paving the way to elucidate the pathophysiology of autism, according to an article in  Lancet Neurology.

A $4.6 million Simons Foundation grant will fund enrollment and initial data collection, but additional resources are necessary for genetic analysis and hypothesis generation.

Harvard Medical School's Kaitlin Samocha is studying de novo mutations linked to complex diseases like autism and schizophrenia.

With $4.6M in funding from the Simons Foundation, Kaiser will collect data from 5,000 families in Northern California.

David Glazer from Google Genomics provided an update on the MSSNG project, a collaboration between Autism Speaks, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and Google.

By focusing on girls with severe autism, Johns Hopkins researchers uncovered four candidate genes for the disorder, including one involved in neuronal development and chromatin biology.

Researchers uncover possible salivary protein markers for autism.

The company raised about $12.2 million in a second tranche of the Series C round, which will be used to increase adoption of its ASD diagnostic tests.

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The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna reflects at Science on the anniversary of the announcement of the birth of twin girls who underwent genome editing.

By studying its enamel proteome, researchers have found the ancient ape Gigantopithecus blacki belongs to a sister clade to that of orangutans.

Bloomberg Businessweek discusses genomics with BGI's Wang Jian.

In Science this week: researchers find transplanting the gut microbiome in mice affects physiology, and more.