Euformatics, EMQN, and GenQA will extend prior work on the development of an external quality assessment technical scheme for NGS-based clinical testing.
At Belgium's VIB, researchers have designed custom panels with CNV detection in mind to get better data on single-cell genomic changes during cancer treatment.
In Genome Research this week: copy number variant analysis of Anopheles gambiae, comparison of approaches to predict transcription factor activity, and more.
In Genome Biology this week: methylation and gene expression profiles in schizophrenia, genomic variation and selection in the mustard plant, and more.
In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.
Researchers identified characteristic alterations, immune features, and interactions in hundreds of adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinomas from China.
A Chinese study involving NIPS data from almost two million pregnant women found that a new bioinformatic approach improves the detection of cancer.
In PNAS this week: sepsis-related copy number changes, three-dimensional leaf transcriptomes of plants grow in dark or in light-dark cycles, and more.
The researchers believe using cerebral spinal fluid will enable them to identify brain tumors with a higher sensitivity than with blood samples.
A Chinese research team examined why cancer cell populations that amass deleterious mutations do not undergo population extinction.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.