An epigenome-wide association study of major psychosis uncovered hypomethylation at an enhancer that targets a gene involved in dopamine synthesis.
In PLOS this week: potential cystic fibrosis modifiers, potential kidney cancer survival signature, and more.
In PNAS this week: early-onset preeclampsia model, lateral gene transfer events in grasses, and more.
Researchers used exome capture RNA sequencing to come up with a collection of circRNAs in dozens of cancer types, including proposed prostate cancer markers.
The money is being provided under three Genome Canada funding competitions in partnership with the Canadian federal government and other groups.
In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.
Researchers uncovered nearly a hundred loci to general risk tolerance and hundreds more to particular risky behaviors.
Research groups and companies are developing and applying tools to enrich for and capture CTCs to diagnose tumors early and monitor patients during treatment.
In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.
In Genome Research this week: a physical and genetic map of Cannabis sativa, evaluation of family- and population-based imputation tools, and more.
US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.
Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.
Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.
In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.