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The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative aims to recruit participants from every county in the state and provide genomic analysis and interpretation free of charge. 

Researchers identified and started analyzing thousands of non-repetitive, non-human reference genome sequences in individuals from Iceland.

Using genotyping and tissue-specific expression data from the Genotype-Tissue Expression project, researchers characterized Neanderthal allele-specific expression.

The researchers' identity-by-descent approach uncovered immigrant clusters and reflected historical immigration trends.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: social environment contributes to phenotypic variation, zebu genetic patterns and population structure, and more.

Backed by €15 million in EU funding, the Ubiquitous Pharmacogenomics Consortium seeks to implement preemptive testing at seven healthcare systems by 2020.

Certain alleles at two SNP sites in TP53 coincided with decreased colorectal cancer risk or an earlier time of disease onset in a study of almost 300 Taiwanese individuals with Lynch syndrome.

The company plans to recruit one million patients from Mexico over three years and then expand to Columbia, Argentina, and Brazil.

Based on the results, the researchers, based in Toronto, have initiated a clinical study in Ontario, called OCTANE, that involves a number of cancer centers in the province.

Illumina and the H3Africa Consortium hope the array will allow future GWAS to address African genomic diversity in a way that previous chips have not.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.