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Members of the UK10K whole-genome sequencing project have published a detailed description of their strategy to manage the return of potentially clinically significant findings to subjects of the three-year sequencing effort.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Nature Genetics study spelled out the spicy findings from a genome sequencing and analysis study of the hot pepper, Capsicum annuum.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of papers published online today in Nature described the outcome of two large exome sequencing studies aimed at finding new and/or rare genetic contributors to schizophrenia.

An international team of researchers led by Robert Plenge from Brigham and Women's Hospital uncovered nearly four dozen loci linked to risk of rheumatoid arthritis, bringing the total number of known risk loci for the disease to 101.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A search for low-frequency cancer driver genes suggests truncating mutations to a transcription factor gene called CUX1 may be the impetus for cancer formation in a small but significant subset of cases across several cancer types.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb news) − Pacific Biosciences said today that it is collaborating with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Public Health England to generate complete genome sequences for 3,000 bacterial strains from PHE's National Collection of Type Cultures, NCTC.

Children's Mercy Hospital has launched its Targeted Gene Sequencing and Custom Analysis, or TaGSCAN, test to diagnose pediatric genetic diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By considering sequence data for individuals assessed through the 1000 Genomes Project, a team led by researchers from Yale University and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute came up with a computational method for prioritizing potential disease culprits — including those

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Deep sequencing of the coronavirus behind a Middle East respiratory syndrome has indicated that virus has been introduced into the human population a number of times, according to a

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study appearing online today in Science suggests that a strain of Salmonella involved in a global epidemic of multi-drug resistant infections passes back and forth between humans and animal sources quite rarely.

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A German shepherd called Nala has had her genome sequenced.

A coronavirus serology test garners Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration, but the Los Angeles Times asks: how will tests like that be used?

Certain gene variants in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle may keep brains young, according to New Scientist.

In Science this week: increased CD8 T cell density and increased IFN-gamma response may indicate metastatic prostate cancer patients who will respond to immune checkpoint blockade therapy.