Genetics & Genomics Research & Discovery

The latest research news in genetics and genomics.

Commercialization efforts will focus on the most recent version of Genialis' platform, which includes tools for RNA-seq analysis and variant discovery.

New male pattern baldness candidates turned up in an analysis of more than 70,000 individuals, including UK Biobank participants profiled for a prior baldness GWAS.

The company said in April that it planned to launch a test this year but has since decided to take more time to better assess the clinical need and market.

Since 2015, the Regeneron Genetics Center has sequenced 250,000 exomes from phenotyped individuals, identifying "human knockouts" and other large-effect mutations.

The work demonstrates the ability of mass spectrometry to profile protein complexes in their native states in great detail and with relatively high throughput.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.

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