NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online today in PLoS Pathogens, researchers from the US Department of Agriculture, the University of Maryland, Columbia University, and Roche 454 Life Sciences reported that they have sequenced and analyzed the draft genome of Nosema ceranae, a honey bee-parasitizing microsporidian fungus found throughout Europe and North America.

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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.