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A University of California, Los Angeles-led team describes a hierarchical fine-mapping approach that brings together data at the genome, epigenome, and gene expression level. As they report in PLOS Genetics, the researchers' "pathfinder" fine-mapping framework is designed to account for both causal variants and chromatin marks that influence gene expression at sites of interest in the genome.

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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.