University of Chicago researchers combined epidemiological and viral gene evolution data to refine influenza modeling.
The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium has systematically studied knockout mice to find new disease models and candidate disease genes.
In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.
VISION aims to provide validated regulatory modules, quantitative models for gene regulation, and guides for translating research from mouse models to human.
The researchers' findings could have wide-ranging implications for how the modeling tool should be used and how reliable the data from it is in biodiversity and evolution studies.
Analysis of a gene associated with basal progenitor cell expansions in the brain suggests a single splice site change led to human-specific forms of the gene transcript.
The model could shift which patients receive gene expression profiling assays but might not change the number of tests ordered.
Jax researchers will aim to study why some individuals are more likely to start using drugs, or to get addicted to them.
The study found that combining whole-genome expression or genome-wide methylation data with clinical data improves survival predictions in breast cancer cases.
Early results of a study suggest at least some recurrent gene mutations differ by breed for dogs affected by B-cell and/or T-cell lymphomas.
CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.
Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.
An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.
In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.