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Research presented at AMIA this month demonstrated a computing method for predicting family pedigrees by mining demographic data in electronic health records.

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In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

At ASM Microbe, the University of Wisconsin's Caitlin Pepperell described her work putting Mycobacterium tuberculosis genomics into a historical context.

The HPOs will receive $13.8 million to enroll people interested in the All of Us program, gather participant health information, and help retain participants.

The authors framed their report as a guidebook to help regulatory agencies across the globe coordinate "consistent" rules while allowing for societal differences.

University of Wisconsin researchers uncover a mutation linked to Mauriac syndrome, which affects some children with type 1 diabetes.

Universities and research institutes are making CRISPR/Cas9 more accessible than ever through new and existing core facilities.

The test is based on the company's TruGraf technology, which analyzes gene expression profiles to detect molecular signatures of acute transplant rejection.

Researchers from the school have provided a nearly complete genome for Saccharomyces eubayanus, a contributor to the lager yeast genome.

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb) – Epigenetic regulation of genes is involved in processes and conditions as disparate as memory formation and anxious temperament, according to researchers presenting at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting.

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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.