cleft lip and palate

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: genomic and transcriptomic effects of immunotherapy for melanoma, non-syndromic cleft palate, and more.

Scientists will look for genetic causes of craniofacial asymmetries and loss of skin pigmentation in a cave-dwelling fish that could shed light on similar conditions in humans.

A University of Iowa-led team performed targeted sequencing on 1,400 trios to follow up on regions linked to cleft lip by genome-wide association or candidate gene studies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center-Houston and the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine will use a $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify genes that may cause familial cleft lip and palate (CLP).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA Genotek and BioServe Biotechnologies announced today their participation in a genomic study into craniofacial anomalies in Ethiopia.

The newly named Washington University Genome Institute intends to move beyond research-oriented sequencing projects and toward those with a clinical bent.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.