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The study used a variety of sequencing and mapping technologies, including from Illumina, Pacific Biosciences, 10X Genomics, Bionano Genomics, and Oxford Nanopore.

With single-cell RNA-seq on thousands of cells from the lateral hypothalamic area of male and female mice, researchers saw dozens of glutamatergic and GABAergic neuron types.

New Mice for the Job

Researchers have developed a new Alzheimer's disease mouse model with greater genetic diversity.

The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Researchers used CRISPR to engineer mice that have multiple genetic variants associated with late-onset AD to facilitate research into biomarkers and treatments.

The Jackson Laboratory scientists are aiming to create a molecular toolkit that allows for the precise and reversible manipulation of epigenetic modifications.

Jackson Laboratory is re-creating the genome of the female mouse from which its line of C57BL/6J mice descends, according to Nature News.

Participants in the pilot will begin developing the capabilities required for the planned data commons, including making data transparent and interoperable.

The Jackson Laboratory and Seven Bridges have won a $2 million grant to create a platform for coordinating research with patient-derived tumor xenograft data sets.

Mouse Fight

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.