Using 350 human genomes from different populations, the two centers plan to develop a multi-genome reference sequence that is as complete as possible.
The researchers believe that combining liquid and tissue biopsy can improve diagnostic and therapeutic options for cancer patients with acquired drug resistance mutations.
A study published this week describing the new approach shows higher resolution than an earlier method that 10x Genomics is commercializing.
By sequencing an Indus Valley Civilization representative and related individuals, investigators learned more about the South Asian ancestry, farming history, and languages.
Researchers identified five loci that were overrepresented in individuals with past, self-reported same-sex sexual behavior, though the associations were complex.
The NAM, NAS, and Royal Society have formed a commission to develop a framework on the proper use of genome editing, and convened its first meeting in Washington, DC, this week.
Investigators saw signs that risky TP53 missense mutations may interfere with wild type copies of the tumor suppressor gene in acute myeloid leukemia and other myeloid cancers.
The Broad Institute called UC's new legal strategy "deeply unfortunate" and called on the university to "move beyond litigation."
As MPEG LA tries to complete its larger CRISPR IP patent pool, smaller license agreements continue and a mini-pool has emerged between key players.
Using single-cell RNA-seq and other approaches, researchers looked at the four known medulloblastoma subtypes and the brain cell types from which they arise.
A genetic genealogy analysis helped secure the release of a California man from prison after getting his murder conviction overturned, the Guardian reports.
Technology Review discusses the concerns that come along with the ability to quickly synthesize viruses like SARS-CoV-2.
Researchers have uncovered large bacteriophages whose genomes include translational machinery, Live Science reports.
In PNAS this week: role for Myc in alternative splicing regulation in prostate cancer, variation in methylation in Arabidopsis, and more.