Researchers used Mission Bio's Tapestri assay to identify and monitor the evolution of cancer mutations in acute myeloid leukemia in response to targeted treatment.
Using CRISPR mouse and iPS cell models, the researchers showed that a rare maternally inherited variant is a genetic modifier of two paternally inherited variants.
The FLASH method, which depletes unwanted DNA from samples, allows labs to perform deep metagenomic sequencing on smaller, less expensive instruments.
Researchers used a genome-scale CRISPRi platform to identify genetic interactions with an inhibitor for a mutant form of KRAS in models of lung and pancreatic cancer.
In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.
A pair of new studies evaluated the effectiveness of cytologic and HPV-based testing approaches at varied screening intervals for identifying women at risk of cervical cancer.
As CRISPR technology continues to progress, some researchers are turning their focus to discovering or developing countermeasures and controls.
In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.
In PLOS this week: 'reverse genome-wide association study' method; genetic links between Familial Mediterranean Fever and ankylosing spondylitis; and more.
A team led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco generated optical genome maps for 154 individuals from more than two dozen populations.
Researchers uncovered the HIV virus within a tissue sample collected in 1966, the Atlantic reports.
Nature News reports there are a handful of clinical trials underway to evaluate vaginal microbiome seeding of newborns born via caesarian section.
The Washington Post writes that humans may have contributed to the extinction of cave bears some 20,000 years ago.
In PLOS this week: gene variant may protect against trypanosomiasis, GLIS3 role in type 2 diabetes, and more.