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News on genome-wide association studies, genotyping, metagenomics, basic research in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The chip will include coding SNPs identified by Medicinal Genomics using its Kannapedia cannabis genomic database, according to Eurofins.

An analysis found a 14 percent prevalence of germline cancer risk mutations and a 57 percent prevalence of variants of unknown significance.

The researchers believe their findings could be used to change how patients' risk for breast cancer, colon cancer, or heart disease is calculated.

Using pilot data from the GenomeAsia 100K Consortium, researchers searched for long, diverged haplotypes indicative of admixture between modern and archaic humans.

The personalized medicine company hopes to use the new array to inform new consumer and clinical tests, while also making it available to others for research.

Forensic genetic firm Verogen has bought the genetic genealogy site GEDmatch.

Researchers have 3D-printed plastic bunnies that encase the information needed to make more such bunnies in DNA, according to Discover magazine.

Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News anchor and executive producer of a new documentary, writes at the Guardian that everyone needs to know about CRISPR.

In PNAS this week: analysis of FOXA1 upregulation in ER-positive breast cancer, gene editing to correct recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and more.

Jan
28
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This webinar will discuss how Moffitt Cancer Center has implemented a new capture-based application to accurately assess myeloid malignancies by detecting complex variants in challenging genes in a single experiment.