Cardiff University Genetic Links Between Psychotic Experiences, Neuropsychiatric Diseases Uncovered in Study Researchers also uncovered associations between any psychotic experience and the genetic liability for schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder. Lynch Syndrome Mutation Study Suggests Changes to Clinical Management Investigators pooled older and new data from the Prospective Lynch Syndrome Database, tracking outcomes for different mutations across age and gender groups. Schizophrenia Genes, Pathways in Brain Identified With Transcriptome Imputation Approach With available brain data, researchers came up with expression prediction models for finding new schizophrenia-related genes in a larger case-control set. Tightly Controllable Cas9 Genome Editor Could be Useful for Gene Drive Regulation Researchers in the UK developed heritable Cas9-mediated mammalian genome editing that is acutely controlled by a cheap lysine derivative. Cytox, Cardiff University Win $1.1M Grant to Validate Alzheimer's Risk Panel The collaborators aim to show that Cytox' VariaTect SNP profiling array and an associated algorithm can effectively predict the presence of Alzheimer's pathology. Jun 26, 2017 Schizophrenia Meta-Analysis Reveals Role for Rare, Damaging Variants Oct 15, 2015 UK-Funded Effort Aims to Offer Researchers Free Microbial Genome Analysis Resources Premium Jul 24, 2014 Genomics in the Journals Jul 24, 2014 Apr 3, 2014 Cardiff Leads $10M Study of Genetic, Lifestyle Factors in Alzheimer's Jan 22, 2014 Schizophrenia Studies Find Genetic Risk Spread Across Shared Pathways Oct 29, 2013 Alzheimer's Meta-analysis Leads to New Risk Loci Sep 19, 2011 Cardiff Scientists Funded for Wound-treatment Genetic Test Oct 12, 2010 Population Genetics Gets $1.2M Award to Partner with Cardiff U on AD Study Jun 15, 2010 Cardiff U Launches Three New Research Institutes Jul 3, 2009 Cardiff Univ. Uses $6.6M for Neuro-Genetics and Genomics Center Apr 22, 2009 Cardiff to Use GeneGo Software Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.