A Brown University-led team demonstrated the utility of its "massively parallel splicing assay," or MaPSy, assay by profiling splice effects for thousands of mutations.
An algorithm called SURVIV tapped TCGA RNA sequence data to find exon-skipping events associated with better or worse outcomes in breast and other cancers.
Bioinformatics Tool-Related Papers of Note, February 2009
The ARS scientists will study genomic annotation and analysis for their research.
The Plant-Associated Microbe Gene Ontology Consortium presented a vocabulary resource comprising more than 700 words focusing on microbe-host interactions. The words appear as part of eight papers is a special supplement to BMC Microbiology.
USPTO Publishes Six RNAi-Related Patent Applications
Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.