Genetics & Genomics Research & Discovery

The latest research news in genetics and genomics.

Freenome will leverage proteomics firm Biognosys' technology to add protein quantification to the development of Freenome's first commercially available screening test.

In analyses of multiple traits and diseases, investigators uncovered loss-of-function or truncating changes with apparent protective effects.

Organic revenues were up 2 percent, as the company saw solid demand among its pharma customers but a decline in sales of its mass spectrometry instruments.

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.

The two studies used Drop-seq RNA profiling to discover essentially all cell types and establish cell lineages in a model organism flatworm. 

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.

In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.