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In PNAS this week: effector proteins contributing to Legionnaires' disease virulence, proteomic analysis of transition to quiescence, and more.

The study will use Admera's PGxOne Plus test, which uses next-generation sequencing technology to interrogate genes in order to predict how patients will respond to drug therapy.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.

The semifinalists will receive $50,000 each to develop prototypes of their concepts for submission in the second phase of the challenge.

The medical center will provide samples from their patients and will have access to the company's clinical data and other biological samples.

The optimal statistical method to find differences in methylation between case samples and control samples depends on the study's sample size.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Spurred by evidence that PCR of sputum, in addition to commonly tested nasal and pharyngeal swabs, can allow more sensitive diagnosis of respiratory viruses, researchers from the University of Rochester have published a study demonstrating their method for processing sputum

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Rochester has received a $4 million donation from the James P. Wilmot Foundation to fund the recruitment of a senior researcher in cancer genomics and to cover startup costs for the scientist's lab.

While variants in the gene FTO have previously been associated with a propensity toward obesity, the University of Chicago's Marcelo Nóbrega and colleagues reported in Nature this week that those obesity-linked variants in FTO actually

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

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

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.