NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team has tracked down 10 new loci with apparent ties to the inflammatory skin condition atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema — work it reported in Nature Genetics today.

Through a multi-ancestry genome-wide association study meta-analysis involving almost 21,400 eczema cases and more than 95,400 controls from 26 past studies, the researchers uncovered more than two dozen new and known eczema-associated sites in the genome.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.

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This webinar will detail a comprehensive strategy that a lab has put in place to evaluate  NGS oncology assays for genomic tumor profiling of plasma and tissue samples.