This story has been updated to reflect new information from NorthShore regarding its alliance with Invitae.

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – NorthShore University HealthSystem is enlisting Ambry Genetics to offer genetic testing and research opportunities, the two entities announced today.

Under the new partnership, Aliso Viejo, California-based Ambry Genetics will provide whole-exome sequencing for 10,000 patients enrolled in NorthShore's Genomic Health Initiative.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.