NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – With three new animal genomes in hand, an international team led by investigators at Rice University, the University of California, Berkeley, and the US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute is getting a clearer picture of genomic features found in the earliest organisms with bilateral symmetry — findings expected to inform evolutionary studies of their own, and other animal, lineages.

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In PNAS this week: epigenetic changes linked with high-altitude pulmonary edema, transcriptome profiling of maize leaf development, and more.

Stanford University researchers are studying top athletes to uncover genes linked to performance.

The UW's Wylie Burke and Dartmouth's Gilbert Welch argue that whole-genome testing may do more harm than good, and a related poll.

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This online seminar will review case studies demonstrating the clinical utility of CTCs and cfDNA to define and characterize a variety of dynamic genomic changes throughout the course of cancer detection and treatment.