The Economist reports that new labs aim to centralize genetic engineering lab work.
The company is collaborating with two UK institutes to assess whether its Signatera ctDNA technology can detect disease recurrence in women treated for breast cancer.
A number of these loci were linked to blood pressure medication targets, and the researchers developed a genetic risk score.
Imperial College London researchers are working on gene drives for mosquitos to fight malaria, NPR reports.
By overlaying epilepsy genetic data onto co-expressed gene networks from post-mortem brain samples, researchers proposed a 320-gene expression network for epilepsy.
The DNA foundries have been funded through an £18 million ($23.5 million) investment from the BBSRC and should all be fully operational by next year.
Using absolute and relative gene expression analyses, researchers identified expression patterns associated with preeclampsia in dozens of placental tissue samples.
Researchers examined virulence, resistance, and transmission patterns in genome sequence data for more than 300 invasive Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Europe.
They will use the funds to develop software tools for designing and testing site-specific CRISPR systems that target drug resistance mechanisms in cancer cells.
Re-sequencing of the Schistosoma mansoni genome provides insight into the parasite's population history.
The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.