Researchers compared gene expression patterns in the brains of people with and without schizophrenia to uncover differences in when genes were expressed.
In Genome Biology this week: methylation and gene expression profiles in schizophrenia, genomic variation and selection in the mustard plant, and more.
An epigenome-wide association study of major psychosis uncovered hypomethylation at an enhancer that targets a gene involved in dopamine synthesis.
To understand the evolution of brain conditions and other traits, investigators plan to sequence human and pathogen DNA in thousands of samples from Europe.
Researchers focused in on strong candidate genes in schizophrenia with brain anatomy, brain activity, and behavioral screens on a large set of zebrafish mutants.
In Nature this week: GWAS of cigarette smoking behaviors, set of gene expression predictors for schizophrenia, and more.
With available brain data, researchers came up with expression prediction models for finding new schizophrenia-related genes in a larger case-control set.
Researchers used a genome-wide association study to identify seven loci associated with ASD and other conditions, along with five loci linked to ASD alone.
Researchers prioritized schizophrenia risk SNPs from genome-wide association studies and used functional genomics to find transcription factor-disrupting risk SNPs.
In Science this week: discussion of combining immunotherapies with targeted treatments, and more.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.