University of Leuven

Researchers from Belgium analyzed the transcriptomes of almost 100,000 single cells from lung cancer patients, most of them stromal cells.

The approach generates a gRNA against a common genetic element called the flippase recognition target, making genome editing faster and scarless in E. coli.

The hospital will run Agendia's new NGS test kit in its lab, comparing results with the firm's existing centralized MammaPrint test.

Gut microbiome researchers have identified features associated with everything from Crohn's disease to salt intake, immune activity, and hypertension.

Diploid hopes to lighten the workload of clinical geneticists drowning in next-generation sequencing data.

The collaborators will explore the use of cell-free DNA for preimplantation genetic testing. 

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Researchers sequenced the genomes of 157 industrial strains of yeast, and found differences correlating to how the strains are used.

The findings, published last week, have prompted Belgian medical genetics centers to routinely report maternal incidental findings from NIPT.

A pair of Science studies reports that antibiotics, diet, gender, and age can influence the composition of the gut microbiome to varying degrees.

A mutation uncovered in a Belgian family through genetic analysis disrupts pyrin protein regulation to lead to an autoinflammatory disease.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.