The program will provide two young scientists with funding for independent research as well as resources to help them commercialize their technology.
Epidemiological clues and genotyping data from tens of thousands of individuals with or without Alzheimer's led to an age-specific polygenic risk score.
The gene-gene interactions research could lead to new therapies targeting cells with particular mutations, or combinations of targeted therapies.
The technologies monitor patient response to immunotherapies.
Funded by a $600 million gift, the Biohub will support investigators at three universities as well as two initial internal projects.
The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.
Researchers fear the executive order will have long-lasting effects on the US' ability to recruit top talent, and will make the country less attractive as an international conference venue.
A new study from researchers at UCSF and Kaiser Permanente has uncovered a set of genes that appear to regulate natural variations in prostate-specific antigen.
UCSF said that the healthcare computing platform will use deep learning to analyze EHR, omics, wearables, and IoT sensor data.
In Cell this week: strategies for targeting leukemia with MLL translocations, new Perturb-seq approach, and more.
The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.