An Australian research team found that population genetic screening for hereditary cancer and for carrier status could be cost-effective.
An Australian team has sequenced some 4,000 healthy individuals over 70 years old for the Medical Genome Reference Bank database.
It will be possible to upload genomic data to Australia's My Health Record system, which has raised privacy issues, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
The researchers focused on modeling a signaling pathway that they believe could be a viable target for combination therapies that they hope to explore in clinical trials.
In PLOS this week: study of genetic compensation in zebrafish, workflow to identify molecular changes, and more.
BC Platforms will provide Monash with its core suite of tools including ones for statistical analysis, variant interpretation, and data sharing.
Agilent will provide technology and training for the jointly-run lab, expanding on a 2011 deal to open a microarray technology center at Monash University Malaysia.
The single-cell genomics center at the Monash Health Translation Precinct near Melbourne will be the first of its kind in Australia.
By Molika Ashford
This story was originally posted on Dec. 8
Expanding its reach in Southeast Asia, Agilent Technologies said last week that it has partnered with a Malaysian university to open an array service center.
The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.
An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.
The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.
In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.