Ross Overbeek is developing a computational framework to annotate 1,000 genomes over the next three years. Overbeek, who started his career in the academic world and then worked at Argonne National Laboratory before moving into the private sector, eventually came to the decision that the best mechanism for the annotation system he had in mind was a non-profit organization dedicated to the task.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.