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 Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.