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US Patent No. 9,297,044

Fibrosis susceptibility gene and uses thereof
Apr 08, 2016

Universite D'Aix-Marseille has been awarded US Patent No. 9,297,044, "Fibrosis susceptibility gene and uses thereof."

Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.

Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of wild and cultivated peach genomes, Hi-C-based pipeline for assembling microbial genomes from metagenomic data, and more.