New Rhesus Macaque Reference Genome Holds Potential for Human Disease, Evolution Research
The researchers, who also performed whole-genome sequencing on 853 macaques, found new lineage-specific genes and expanded gene families in the monkeys.
Quest Diagnostics Acquires Blueprint Genetics
Blueprint provides 3,900 targeted single-gene and more than 200 panel tests covering 14 medical specialties, leveraging NGS and bioinformatics methods.
The company announced this week the expansion of a genetic testing program for US patients with inherited retinal disease that it has run with partners since 2017.
At ASHG, 99 Cat Genomes Project Presenter Points to Feline Potential as Trait, Disease Model
Researchers have sequenced and analyzed more than 50 feral and domestic cats in search of genetic variants involved in specific physical features and forms of disease.
Studies Confirm Interaction of Genetics, Diet, Exercise Affect Age-Related Macular Degeneration Risk
Researchers find that a woman's genetic risk for age-related macular degeneration is influenced by lifestyle factors.