NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers from China and the US will sequence 100 human adenoviruses, including ones that cause respiratory, gastrointestinal, and ocular diseases, under a partnership announced today.

BGI, George Mason University, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center announced they have signed the agreement, which aims to identify the molecular basis of adenovirus evolution.

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The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

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