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Baylor's clinical exome enhances coverage of over 3,600 genes and the lab has also validated Illumina's HiSeq X Ten for its research pipeline.

Almost seven years after the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act was signed into law, it has only been cited in a limited number of cases.

Killer whale, walrus, manatee, and bottlenose dolphin sequences suggest convergent molecular evolution often occurs independent of shared phenotypic adaptations.

The study tracked the prevalence of incidental variants in whole-exome sequences of more than 200 subjects and evaluated different interpretation strategies.

The NIH has funded nine projects $5.9 million to investigate the biological and genetic etiology of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

Vanderbilt University has appointed Nancy Cox the founding director of the new Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, effective Jan. 1, 2015. She also will be a professor of genetics and direct the division of genetic medicine in the department of medicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings today announced a joint venture that links a genetics research program with a diagnostics firm.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Regeneron Genetics Center, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, has partnered with Columbia University Medical Center, the Clinic for Special Children, and Baylor College of Medicine to study a variety of Mendelian diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a study appearing online today in Nature, an international team outlined findings from an effort to genomically characterize gibbons, a group of small apes that d

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Metabolon said today it has struck an agreement with Baylor College of Medicine to provide Global Metabolomics-Assisted Pathway Screening (MAPS) services for patients who may have inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs).

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A small, early-stage trial of a combination therapy for brain cancer reports favorable responses in two patients, according to the Guardian.

Nature News writes that viral genomic surveillance in the US faces systemic issues.

President Joe Biden is seeking an increase in federal spending, including higher budgets for the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In PLOS this week: sex-stratified genome-wide association study of chronic pain, sequencing data from Indigenous Mexican groups, and more.