AT A GLANCE: BSc in Pure Mathematics and Statistics from Coleg Prifysgol Cymru, Aberystwyth, Wales, in 1981. PhD in Mathematical Genetics at the Statistical Laboratory, Cambridge University, in 1985. Taught statistics at the Universities of Liverpool, Washington, and Bath before joining Myriad in 1995. Admits to being a “really bad guitarist and a really good fly tyer.”

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Researchers in China have generated mouse pups from same-sex parents, according to Scientific American.

Two research teams find a role for PIEZO2 in touch sensitivity after injury and inflammation.

The South China Morning Post reports that Hong Kong plans to add HK$20 billion (US$2.6 billion) to a research endowment.

In Science this week: open genetic genealogy databases can lead to the identification of individuals who have not sought testing, and more.

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With the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), genomes sequencing has been democratized over the last decades with the detection of genomic alterations, thus replacing Sanger sequencing.