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A new set of papers reveals a range of gene expression influencers, identified using thousands of samples collected for the Genotype-Tissue Expression project.

The centers will support the NCI's Genomic Data Analysis Network, which is tasked with creating tools and strategies to study large-scale genomics data.

Princeton University researchers uncovered hundreds of candidate autism risk genes and validated them in a large sequencing study.

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Researchers sequenced 120 finches from the Galápagos and Cocos Island to resolve bird phylogeny and explore the genetic basis of fast-evolving features.

While the job market for life science researchers may seem bleak, those with a background in genomics may fare better. And though many argue that major changes are needed, some small measures could help better align the talent pool with opportunities.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A genome sequencing study in Nature offered hints about genetic strategies organisms may use to maintain species diversity, even in the absence of sexual repr

GenePeeks, a startup planning to offer a preconception genetic risk testing service for sperm donations, raised $3 million from private investors and the equity firms Selway and Columbus Nova last month in a series A funding round.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced a technology alliance partnership with researches from Princeton University to accelerate research in triple quadrupole and high-resolution accurate mass liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry for life science applications.

Using genetic sequences not documented in nature, a Princeton University research team has developed synthetic proteins that can replace the function of some natural proteins in Escherichia coli.

Princeton University, Point-2-Point Genomics, PHRI at UMDNJ/NJMS, and NuGen Technologies awarded US patents.

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Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.