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The group, called GOBLET, has turned its focus to more advanced courses, harmonizing curricula, and reaching out to high schoolers.

PyxisMap, unveiled at the recent ISMB conference, might soon be able to remove the human element from finding causal variants for rare diseases.

Research presented at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference shows promise in uncovering more SNP-phenotype links in GWAS.

Organizers of a data analysis challenge remain hopeful that a recent update to the Connectivity Map resource will lead to breakthroughs in DILI detection by next year.

The International Society for Computational Biology this week sent a letter to members of the US House of Representative's Oversight and Government Reform Committee opposing the Research Works Act, which, if passed, will prohibit federal agencies from requiring public online acce

Organizers of the Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation project are attempting to drum up interest in developing new methods to predict human phenotypes from genomic information.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.