Rice University

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: three-dimensional chromosome structure, ovarian cancer immunopeptidome, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: computational approach for analyzing noisy single-cell sequencing profiles, eQTLs of dilated cardiomyopathy, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: multi-omic neuroscience quantitative trait locus resource, and more.

Researchers used the approach to develop an assay to detect above-threshold triplet repeats in Huntington's disease, but also highlight a variety of other applications.

The Rice University researchers identified 11 pathogenic bacteria strains using only five randomly selected DNA probes.

A report calls on the next US president to keep both the White House science office and the position of science adviser, ScienceInsider says.

The grants are strictly for new research, but Rice University scientist David Zhang is always looking for commercialization opportunities with his startup, Searna.

The method dramatically reduces time to equilibrium and could enable better determination of DNA hybridization thermodynamics.

Rhagoletis pomonella

Reporting their results in Ecology Letters this week, the team found that the fly underwent extensive, genome-wide changes in just a single generation.

A new study in Nature Chemistry illustrates why PCR, NGS, and microarray firms are interested in incorporating the startup's workflow into their products.

Pages

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have offered to test families separated at the southern US border, but that raises ethical issues.

CNBC reports that confirming a positive result from 23andMe's BRCA health report can be expensive.

The New York Times reports on a project to develop a tree DNA database to uncover illegal logging.

In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.