exome arrays Rare Variant Study Suggests Blood Pressure Traits May Have Ties to Development, Heart Conditions Exome array-wide association and rare variant-focused genome-wide association meta-analyses led to 87 rare variants with ties to one or more blood pressure traits. Pediatric Oncologists Employing Variety of Sequencing Strategies for Treatment, Research Premium Though some experts prefer the comprehensive nature of whole-genome sequencing, others find whole-exome sequencing or targeted exome panels to be more useful. Dozens of Variants Linked to Body Fat Distribution in Exome-Wide Analysis Researchers from the Genetics Investigation of Anthropometric Traits consortium tied loci in lipid homeostasis and other pathways to differences in waist-to-hip ratio. Exome Analysis Links Three Variants to Pancreatic Cancer in Chinese Population One of the variants leads to increased phosphorylation of a signaling pathway as well as to increased cell proliferation, hinting at how it contributes to disease risk. Esophageal Cancer GWAS Leads to Low-Frequency Risk Variants Exome sequences from thousands of Chinese individuals with or without esophageal squamous cell carcinoma led to six new germline risk variants. Nov 6, 2017 Multiple Genetic Alterations Uncovered in Advanced EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancer Patients Oct 30, 2017 Two Studies Examine Loci Linked to Lipid Levels, Coronary Artery Disease Mar 16, 2017 Six New Sporadic Dilated Cardiomyopathy Risk Loci Detected Feb 1, 2017 Rare Variants Play Outsized Role in Human Height Oct 20, 2016 Rare Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Risk Variant Discovered in Icelanders Aug 4, 2015 Researchers Add to Collection of Variants Associated With Menarche Onset Age Jun 25, 2015 Tumor Suppressor Locus Linked to Inherited Childhood ALL Risk Apr 30, 2015 Exome Study Uncovers Low-Frequency Risk Variants for Lung Cancer in China Dec 2, 2014 OGT's FY2014 Revenues Rise 27 Percent on CytoSure Array, Cytocell FISH Sales, NGS Services Premium Dec 19, 2013 Genomics in the Journals: Dec 19, 2013 May 28, 2013 Q&A: Oxford's Mark McCarthy on Using Exome Arrays and Exome Sequencing to Study Diabetes Premium Oct 16, 2012 Illumina Targets Biobanks, Genome Centers with Launch of New 'Core' Family of Arrays Premium Sep 7, 2012 Miami's Hussman Institute Lands $2.5M for Persistent Pain Biomarker Hunt Feb 28, 2012 Affymetrix Takes Aim at Illumina with Rollout of New Axiom Exome Array Premium Jan 18, 2012 Funding Worries Ease Somewhat Among Genomics Researchers, Survey Finds Dec 9, 2011 Despite Downturn, Investment Firm Survey Sees Emerging Uses for Microarrays Jun 13, 2011 Team IDs Recurrent NOTCH1 Mutations in CLL Exomes Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.