The collaboration aims to correlate extremely high performance scores on Lumos' memory tests with genetic variations.
The PGP team used Complete Genomics' Long-Fragment Read technology to analyze the set of samples.
Veritas and the PGP share many of the same leaders, including Veritas Co-founder George Church, CSO Preston Estep, and CMO Joseph Thakuria.
Michael Smith, a Personal Genome Project Canada participant, writes at MedPage Today that his genome doesn't harbor anything to lose sleep over.
By Julia Karow
In a newsletter published last week, PGP organizers said they have now started to enroll participants for the PGP-100. Enrollment for the next phase of the project, PGP-1000, is expected to start later this year.
The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.
In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.
The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.
In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.