In several studies published this week, members of the Mouse ENCODE Consortium report on efforts to untangle regulatory networks in mouse cells -- analyses that uncovered features similar to, but distinct from, those described in humans.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) – Based on a global analysis of allelic expression in single cells, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research investigators reported that which allele is expressed in a given cell is random.
Direct-to-consumer genomics testing firm 23andMe has appointed Andy Page as its president, a newly created post. Page, who has served as a member of 23andMe's board of directors for the past year, will report to CEO and co-founder Anne Wojcicki.
The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research has appointed David Lane to be its new scientific director, effective June 1. He succeeds Andrew Simpson, who was scientific director for five years, from 2007 to 2012.
Several high-profile research organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, have contributed a number of personalized medicine-focused biomarker- and diagnostics-related patents to a new intellectual property licensing "supermarket" called Librassay.