1000 Genomes Project

A Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute-led team analyzed the Y chromosome sequences of some 1,200 men from 26 populations, and constructed a phylogenetic tree.

The 1000 Genomes Project Consortium has shared their results with the scientific community in hopes of gaining insight into disease genomics.

The Google Genomics Platform seeks to use the company's infrastructure and other capabilities to address a perceived need in biomedical research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomics England, which is heading the UK's 100,000 Genomes Project, today named 10 firms it has selected to continue to the next assessment phase of the project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A group of UK-based research funding organizations said this week that they will adopt recommendations made by an expert advisory group to reduce the risk of anonymized individual research subjects in the UK being re-identified from genomic, epidemiological, and social

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Widespread genetic variation affects the regulation of most human genes, according to a study of functional variation appearing in the online early edition of Nat

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics is offering an expanded view of the genetic factors contributing to schizophrenia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in Nature, members of the 1000 Genomes Project Consortium presented an integrated haplotype map representing the genomic varia

By Julia Karow
Complete Genomics plans to sequence and contribute 500 human genomes to the 1000 Genomes Project, In Sequence has learned.

This article has been updated to remove the word "extinct" to describe the Taino population. Though the researcher who gave the talk described them as such at the conference, he has since clarified his comments based on feedback from the Taino community.

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The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.