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The Canadian government, along with various Canadian provinces and private sector partners, have committed C$17 million to the projects.

Using point mutation and structural variant patterns in 133 ovarian cancer cases, researchers identified seven clusters to classify the disease and predict patient outcomes.

The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: studies of prostate cancer aggressiveness, and more.

The method allows analysis of copy number at the individual cell level with greater coverage uniformity and more reliable detection than other approaches.

The researchers will use genomics to address challenges facing Canada's forestry, healthcare, agricultural, and aquacultural industries.

The Canadian company recently published results of a study demonstrating the utility of its pharmacogenomic testing and decision support platform.

Researchers demonstrated that Strand-seq directional single-cell sequencing can be used to assemble consensus chromosome haplotypes for an individual.

The research team linked a mutation in a protein-coding gene to inherited multiple sclerosis and genetic risk factors for developing the disease. 

The researchers used whole-genome and single-cell sequencing to study cell migration patterns and clonal diversity, using new single-cell genotyping software.

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.