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In Genome Biology this week: 4C-seq to examine chromatin patterns in IBD, Iberian lynx demographic patterns, and more.

Researchers reported on the spotted gar genome, representing a ray-finned fish lineage that diverged prior to the whole-genome duplication affecting the teleost lineage.

Researchers from the University of Oregon used restriction-site associated DNA sequencing to genotype 100 threespine stickleback from three lakes and two ocean sites.

The site is the product of a partnership between Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon State University, Portland State University, and the University of Oregon, and features a searchable technology portal to promote interaction with industry.

The first repealed rule required that officials from the Oregon DOJ review any business deal worth more than $100,000 between schools in the Oregon university system schools and private entities; while the second required a DOJ review of any deal between Oregon state schools and those from other state systems.

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The partnership will combine Floragenex's genomic discovery and application tools with the Illumina sequencing and bioinformatics capabilities of NCGR.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.