PGP

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.

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 Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.