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.

A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.