Scientists from the Institute for Systems Biology analyzed the genomes of a four-member family sequenced by Complete Genomics and pinpointed three candidate disease genes for the children, who suffer from rare Mendelian disorders.

Lee Rowen, a senior research scientist at ISB, presented the results earlier this fall at the Personal Genomes conference at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. For Complete Genomics, the study provided the first independent validation of the company's sequencing service by an early-access customer.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.

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In this webinar, the first in the “New Frontiers in Liquid Biopsy Research” series, Bea Bellosillo, head of pathology at the Hospital del Mar, will discuss her experience evaluating an early-access lung cancer panel that detects copy number variants and fusions.