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The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.

Using brain samples from individuals with or without autism spectrum disorder, researchers identified H3K27ac histone acetylation marks associated with ASD.

The projects focus on early treatment of prostate cancer and cataloguing mutations in difficult-to-diagnose diseases, among other things. 

The company's Irys genome mapping technology provides researchers with a non-sequencing-based tool that is essential for studying structural variation.

Flashy Variants

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

The DNA methylation age concept, developed by UCLA geneticist Steve Horvath, uses 353 markers obtained from Illumina methylation arrays.

The healthcare provider organizations are tasked with managing patient enrollment in the Precision Medicine Initiative.

A genome sequencing study suggests eastern and red wolves are coyote-gray wolf hybrids, which could bear on gray wolf conservation.

The grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine will fund research on two approaches to DMD gene therapy using CRISPR/Cas9.

Using exome sequencing, researchers unearthed apparent anti-PD-1 resistance mutations in three of four individuals treated for metastatic melanoma.

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In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.