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The FDA and an academic research consortium have released a framework for communicating high-throughput sequencing computations and data analysis.

A Butterfly's Wings

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

A small study of prostate cancers from African American and European American men uncovered ancestry-associated splicing with apparent ties to tumor aggressiveness and resistance.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is providing informatics services for an NCI-funded project to standardize cancer genomics ontologies.

The team used genome- or exome-wide analysis of participants with BRCA 1/2 mutations to come to its conclusions.

The business centers around a metagenome taxonomic profiling tool called CensuScope that was developed in the lab of GWU's Raja Mazumder.

Aperiomics launched its commercial sequencing and bioinformatics-based pathogen detection service at the annual meeting of the Association for Molecular Pathology last week, with three offerings: Absolute-ID, Absolute-Discovery, and Absolute-Biome.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – George Washington University said today that it and collaborators have received up to $14.6 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop an approach to rapidly identify the mechanisms of biological and chemical threats.

Researchers aim to develop proteomic biomarkers for bile duct cancer resulting from infection by the parasite Opisthorchis viverrini.

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In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.

At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.

The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.

Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.