The Genes for Good Project has engaged 80,000 Facebook users via its online application and genotyped 27,000 people to date.
Findings from a genome-wide association study suggest that fetal SNPs in SLIT2 and other genes may coincide with the risk of spontaneous preterm birth.
A few key loci appear to contribute to a lasting immune response following childhood immunizations against meningococcal bacteria, tetanus, or Haemophilus influenzae type B.
Using exome data from Alzheimer's disease cases and controls with or without the APOE4 risk allele, investigators identified potential risk-stratifying variants.
Arev holding company BC Bud Depot will use Lighthouse Genomics' cannabis-specific microarray for high-throughput genotyping.
A GWAS involving more than 50,000 cases and controls revealed 10 known and 20 new risk loci, including loci with apparent ties to disease subtypes.
Common non-coding variants, along with rarer coding alterations, appear to contribute to a developmental disease with bowel and other gastrointestinal symptoms.
Together with gene expression results from affected tissue, the findings suggest that drugs such as JAK inhibitors may be effective for the treatment of FFA.
A genome-wide association study involving more than 12,300 carpal tunnel syndrome patients and controls from the UK Biobank led to 16 genetic loci.
Genome- and exome-wide association analysis on inflammatory bowel disease patients with or without thiopurine-induced myelosuppression revealed new and known risk genes.
The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.
Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.
Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.
In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.