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

Of participants with high genetic risk, 1.13 percent with a favorable and 1.78 percent with an unfavorable lifestyle developed dementia over a median eight years.

The longtime quest of one Microsoft data scientist to stop infant crib deaths has grown into a genomics and AI research program with lofty goals.

Researchers characterized new and known cell populations with single-cell transcriptome profiles for nearly 10,400 liver cells, using the data to see changes associated with liver cancer.

Some of the loci suggest potential treatment options with drugs that modulate LDL cholesterol, the LPL pathway, or circulating lipoprotein(a), the researchers said.

The researchers found that while BMI broadly increased over time in their Norwegian cohort, genetically predisposed individuals were more highly affected.

A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.

Jul
23
Sponsored by
Qiagen: Nov 16, 2014

This webinar will discuss how the Molecular Pathology Laboratory at the University of Oklahoma (OUMP) is using a new quality improvement model to support molecular testing of oncology patients. 

Jul
30
Sponsored by
Mission Bio

This webinar will outline a project that performs large-scale and integrative single-cell genome and transcriptome profiling of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cases at diagnosis, during drug treatment, and in case of relapse.

Aug
28
Sponsored by
Horizon Discovery

This webinar will provide an overview of alternatives to the popular Cas9 nuclease used in CRISPR gene editing.