COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb) – Members of the International Parkinson's Disease Genomics Consortium have used whole-exome sequencing as part of their ongoing search for new genetic contributors to the neurodegenerative disease.

Iris Jansen, from the VU University Medical Center in the Netherlands, outlined the effort and findings so far during a Saturday session at the Biology of Genomes meeting.

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Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.

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