NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has joined the Illumina Genome Network, Illumina announced today.

Richard McCombie, a professor at CSHL, said in a statement that his organization seeks to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, neurological disorders, and other diseases, and "by participating in IGN, we are enriching the capabilities of researchers as they strive to solve biology's most challenging problems."

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In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.