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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by investigators at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrated that the common genetic risk variants implicated in human traits and diseases — and the extent of heritability explained by them — can differ significantly across populations with different ancestral backgrounds.

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Researchers have sequenced the genome of the depth-dwelling giant squid.

Prosecutors have charged a former Drexel University professor with theft for allegedly spending federal grant money on adult entertainment and other unrelated expenses, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

 

Chris Collins, a former US representative, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison in an insider trading case involving an Australian biotechnology firm, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: Trypanosoma brucei transcripts, estimate of people at risk of inherited retinal disease, and more.

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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.