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In Genome Research this week: approach to determine lncRNA function, transcriptome pattern across vertebrate cells, and more.

Metagenomics can help researchers and clinicians uncover sources of infectious disease and discern whether pathogens are resistant to antimicrobials.

Researchers identified somatic KRAS mutations in affected tissue from more than 60 percent of people with sporadic arteriovenous malformations of the brain.

HUG's genetic medicine arm will use Saphetor's software and variant knowledgebase in clinical projects focused on developmental and neurological disorders.

An international team has uncovered roles for MYCN, PTPN14, and LATS1 mutations in the development and progression of skin basal cell carcinoma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Widespread genetic variation affects the regulation of most human genes, according to a study of functional variation appearing in the online early edition of Nat

Epistatic interactions between coding variants and regulatory variants that diminish or enhance their effects have influenced the genetic patterns present in the human genome, according to a study in the most recent issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics.

The University of Geneva, Geneva University Hospitals, and the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics are partnering with Roche in a deal initially be directed at basic research, bioinformatics, and biomarker development.

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UK Royal Statistical Society is organizing a working group to develop guidelines for assessing COVID-19 tests, the Guardian reports.

The Washington Post reports that the White House chief of staff has asked the US Food and Drug Administration to justify the stricter standards it is seeking for a coronavirus vaccine.

President Donald Trump's "good genes" comment raises eugenics concerns, CNN reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of tremor condition, analysis of a West and Central African tree used in traditional medicine, and more.