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Presenters at the 2019 annual meeting's opening plenary spoke about merging technologies in order to individualize care for their patients.

In a set of new studies, members of an international team mapped gene variation, expression, and regulatory interactions in developing and adult human brains.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.

A multi-region analysis of colorectal cancers suggests samples from opposite sides of a tumor can help trace early, invasiveness-related tumor characteristics.

Investigators narrowed in on genes involved in placentation and appetite during a GWAS focused on a severe form of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: approach to diagnose hemorrhagic fevers, recessive disease mutations in mixed-breed dogs, and more.

Mutations within BCL7A, BRWD3, and AUTS2 were more common among African Americans, while TP53 and IRF4 mutations were more frequent among Caucasians.

The funding will support research examining the epigenomic effects of social experiences and how they relate to health disparities.

Verge is working with four academic institutions to create a broad resource for the translation of preclinical models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research.

The company will work with USC researchers in a year-long study aimed at assessing the clinical utility of EntroGen's PCR-based liquid biopsy test for EGFR mutations.

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.