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Researchers found that dogs have structural variants in two genes that have previously been linked to Williams-Beuren syndrome, a condition marked by hypersociability.

The grants were made as part of the NSF's Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools — or EDGE — program.

The offspring of trout raised in hatcheries express genes involved in wound healing, immune response, and metabolism at different levels than the offspring of wild-raised fish.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Plant scientists from the US and the Czech Republic have developed a targeted sequencing and genome skimming strategy aimed at assessing both low-copy plant genes and high-copy genetic elements such as sequences encoded in plant organelles.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has provided $10 million for two programs at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Oregon State University to develop public data resources containing genomic information about important crop plants, such as corn, rice, wheat, barley, and

China's BGI and Oregon State University are collaborating to sequence the genomes and transcriptomes of nine Phytophthora plant pathogens, the partners said this week.

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Brett Tyler will join Oregon State University in December as director of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing (see news brief here

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The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.