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Microarrays & Multiplexing

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

Results from some 4,200 GWAS suggest a significant subset of genetic loci contribute to multiple complex traits, though the type of overlap further varied at the gene and SNP levels.

Researchers focused on candidate genes near expression quantitative trait loci identified by combining cancer susceptibility SNPs and available transcriptomic data.

A gene-environment study involving more than 18,000 individuals suggests jogging and other forms of exercise may modify the genetic risk for obesity.

In European American military veterans, the study led to several genetic loci with ties to the severity of a core PTSD symptom known as reexperiencing.

Researchers identified a new type 2 diabetes-associated site involving the ZRANB3 gene, which may have a role in regulating pancreatic beta cells.

A letter criticizing actions by the US government and research institutions toward Chinese and Chinese-American scientists has garnered more than a hundred signatories.

NPR reports that researchers in New York are investigating whether it is possible to edit the genomes of human sperm.

In an opinion piece at the Nation, Sarah Lawrence College's Laura Hercher argues that everyone should be able to access prenatal genetic testing.

In Nature this week: ancient DNA uncovers presence of Mediterranean migrants at a Himalayan lake, and more.

Sep
16
Sponsored by
ArcherDX

This webinar will discuss a next-generation sequencing approach for detecting genomic mutations in hematologic maglignancies.

Oct
23
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries.