Wellcome Sanger Institute researchers showed that Cas9-induced DNA breaks frequently resolved into deletions extending over many kilobases in the genome.
The Wellcome Trust has announced that it is starting a new program to fund risky research ideas, Science reports.
Genome-wide association study hits can uncover potential therapies for conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, a Biology of Genomes speaker said.
The Wellcome Trust has unveiled a new anti-bullying and harassment policy, according to Nature News.
Inder Verma had been on leave from PNAS since December after three female scientists at the Salk Institute filed a lawsuit claiming gender discrimination.
The panel is designed to measure genetic markers in whole-blood samples in order to predict which patients are likely to experience a severe, relapsing form of the disease.
Scientists have sequenced more than 2,700 distinct strains from the National Collection of Type Cultures, a non-profit biorepository run by Public Health England.
Figures from the Wellcome Trust show that women there earn less than men, according to the Guardian
Researchers from the Anopheles gambiae 1000 Genomes Project uncovered high levels of genetic diversity in two mosquito species in Africa.
Investigators saw muted negative selection against mutations in genomic data for more than 7,600 tumors, while mining positive selection patterns for cancer driver clues.
With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.
NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.
CNBC reports that there are thousands of genetic tests available for consumers to chose between.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.