Microarrays & Multiplexing

News on microarrays, multiplexing, genotyping, cytogenetics, gene expression profiling in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Investigators calculated that the new assay, which includes 67 SNPs, could offer a 50 percent improvement over previous methods if used in newborn screening.

The revelation that Family Tree DNA has been working with law enforcement has some worried about a negative impact on the industry.

The findings underscored links between depression and other conditions and suggested  a number of potential new targets for treatment with existing drugs.

Several of the novel variants the researchers identified are more common among individuals of Japanese ancestry than of European background.

Polygenic risk scores for depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia are associated with depression in a general population cohort.

NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.