NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Results from a large Parkinson's disease study are pointing to new genetic pathways that may contribute to the disease.

Researchers from Genentech, the National Institute on Aging, Data Tecnica International, and 23andMe brought together data for hundreds of thousands of individuals with or without Parkinson's disease for a multi-stage genome-wide association analysis and meta-analysis seeking new genetic contributors to the neurodegenerative condition.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.

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This webinar will provide evidence for the use of RNA in situ hybridization (RNA ISH) as a replacement for immunohistochemistry (IHC) in cancer research and diagnostic applications.

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This webinar will provide a detailed look at how a genomics lab implemented next-generation sequencing (NGS) liquid biopsy assays into its in-house clinical research program.