NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, Davis, has purchased an Irys single-molecule DNA mapping system from BioNano Genomics, the company said today.

Among other projects, researchers at UC Davis are planning to use the Irys system to help with the assembly of the genome of a progenitor of bread wheat, Aegilops tauschii.

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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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