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The University of Toronto's Mikko Taipale is working on developing new technologies to pave the way for gaining new biological insights.

Technion's Reut Shalgi is building up her lab to study how chaperones affect protein synthesis and protein folding.

EMBL-EBI's Oliver Stegle is taking a statistical approach to understanding genotype-phenotype associations.

Harvard Medical School's Kaitlin Samocha is studying de novo mutations linked to complex diseases like autism and schizophrenia.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Sangtae Kim is taking on the challenges of analyzing top-down proteomic data.

 At Brigham and Women's Hospital, Kimberly Glass is integrating different types of omics data to develop useful gene models.

Duke University's Slavé Petrovski is working to elucidate which genetic variations are likely benign versus ones that may be linked to disease.

By modeling organisms with systems biology data, Mount Sinai School of Medicine's Jonathan Karr plans to eventually engineer bacteria.

The Genome Institute of Singapore's Yue Wan is interested in why RNA folds as it does.

Sick Kids' Mohammed Uddin is analyzing various types of gene expression and mutational data to better understand autism.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.