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In Nature this week: immunomagnetic method for sorting cells, cumulative effects of rare and common risk variants in schizophrenia, and more.

Using 350 human genomes from different populations, the two centers plan to develop a multi-genome reference sequence that is as complete as possible.

The firm is part of a research consortium that is led by Mount Sinai and includes Fluidigm to develop a device to detect epigenetic signatures of WMD exposure.

The firm did not disclose the size of the funding, which is helping it build on its Centrellis Health Intelligence Platform and move to whole-exome sequencing. 

Data from MMRF's Immune Atlas will be included in its recently launched CureCloud, a registry of clinical, genomic, and EHR data from multiple myeloma patients.

The former head of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology discussed how data quality can improve biomedical research and inform precision medicine.

The grant is part of a CZI effort to fund research projects supporting the Human Cell Atlas, which is building a reference atlas of all human cell types.

The firm is validating two biomarkers that it hopes will stratify patients for its investigational drug for pediatric minimally verbal autism.

The Center for Genomic Health will be one facet of the new James Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health, funded by a philanthropic gift.

The trials are part of the second phase of the Implementing Genomics in Practice program, which is slated to receive $42 million in funding over 5 years.

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23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.

By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.

NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.

In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.