Kabuki syndrome

At the American College of Medical Genetics meeting, University of Washington researcher Jay Shendure outlined the progress that his team has made using exome sequencing to study both Mendelian and complex conditions.

Researchers from the US and Japan have used exome sequencing to find a gene involved in a rare genetic condition called Kabuki syndrome.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.