Using pathway and network analyses, researchers identified overlapping genes and biological processes behind smoking and schizophrenia, including new candidate genes.
Work presented at the Biology of Genomes meeting found that there is no one signature of dysbiosis in the gut microbiome.
The researchers drew on data from ENCODE ChIP-seq, Broad Cmap, BioGrid, and Columbia University Medical Center EMRs at different stages.
By combining genome-wide association and mRNA expression data, a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-led team uncovered gene networks involved in blood pressure regulation.
By studying gene expression in US Marines, researchers from the US and UK uncovered a role for gene networks involved in innate immune function in PTSD.
Researchers used the algorithm to analyze mutated gene networks in multiple cancers and identify rare somatic mutations in subnetworks of pathways and protein complexes.
360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.
The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.
In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.
Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.