University of Oslo

Led by researchers at BBMRI-ERIC, the effort intends to clarify how entities should share data, including genomics information, across institutions and countries.

The medieval version of the spirochete Borrelia recurrentis genome differs in antigenic variation sites from modern ones.

Using SNP profiles, gut microbe metagenomics, and other data, researchers identified host and microbe factors influencing circulating levels of CVD markers.

Researchers found variants associated with coronary artery disease and migraine risk at three loci in a genome-wide association study, with opposing directional effects at two index SNPs.

The test, which detects DNA methylation markers, is being developed as an alternative to invasive cystoscopy, the current standard of care.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Olink Bioscience today announced a consortium formed to advance research into inflammatory bowel diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech today announced a deal with Norwegian organizations for the use of RayBiotech's antibody arrays for sample analysis services.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology today announced a licensing deal covering 12 colorectal cancer tissue biomarkers.

Researchers from Norway, Belgium, and elsewhere have developed an algorithm for determining allele-specific copy number patterns in tumors from SNP data.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.