Researchers reported on the impact sequencing projects have already had on participants, as well as the challenges, particularly in data interpretation and storage.
Proponents believe the Million European Genomes Alliance will spur research, stimulate the life sciences economy, and ultimately improve clinical care.
The ThromboGenomics consortium launched a 78-gene heritable bleeding, thrombotic, and platelet disorders panel and plans to merge its whole-genome sequence data with the 100,000 Genomes Project.
The Wall Street Journal reports that National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins' response to contamination concerns at the agency might have delayed care.
The final revision of the Common Rule doesn't include the proposed change requiring consent for leftover biospecimens.
The first Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology papers show mixed results.
In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.