functional genomics

The researchers reported that their assay could detect women with defective double-stranded break repair pathways even when sequencing could not.

A new user-friendly software tool is helping Rory Johnson of the University of Bern to do genome-wide screening of lncRNA function by deleting promoters.

The Finnish bioinformatics firm will aid European researchers and animal-focused diagnostics companies in developing a functional annotation of the dog genome.

Researchers working on the Human Functional Genomics Project have begun to unravel genetic relationships and variations in human immune response. 

The so-called Cos-Seq method marries functional screening with next-generation sequencing to rapidly identify potential drug resistance mechanisms.

Researchers at the Joint Genome Institute and elsewhere have been working on understanding the genomes of switchgrass and a close relative in order to use the plants to make better biofuels.

In Genome Research this week: new strategy for sequencing mammalian Y chromosomes, gene expression regulatory differences in drought-adapted grass, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: cryo-electron microscopy is the Method of the Year, and more.

Through genetic association and functional studies, researchers from the University of California, San Diego found that risk variants in SIX6 and p16INK4a are associated with senescence of retinal ganglion cells.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: mouse genome functional analysis, more sensitive chromatin immunoprecipitation, and more.

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

Bill Gates tells the Telegraph that bioterrorism is a serious risk.

The March for Science is to take place tomorrow, and supporters are tapping their creative energies to create placards to carry.

CBS News reports that the White House Science Fair is to continue under President Donald Trump.