Craig Venter is retiring from Human Longevity to return to the research institution that bears his name, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
In PLOS this week: PCR-based approach to diagnose eye infection in cats and dogs, genomic analysis of Chinook salmon, and more.
Researchers detected excess genetic risk and/or misclassification when profiling ClinVar variants in ACMG-59 and OrphaNet genes using genome and exome sequences.
In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.
Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.
In PNAS this week: trait prediction algorithm, missense mutation linked to hearing loss, and more.
Using a new algorithm, JCVI and Human Longevity researchers revealed potential re-identification risks using trait prediction from genome sequences.
The ASM speaker said that strains collected from two different hospital systems also exhibited overlap in their SNP and other content.
In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.
In PNAS this week: mutation patterns in uterine and ovarian carcinosarcomas, deep genome sequences, and more.
Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.
Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.
In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.
With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.