paired-end sequencing

A new study shows that combining size-based and count-based analysis helps determine whether a copy number aberration originates in the mother, fetus, or both.

Exome sequences and copy number patterns suggest lung adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are each marked by specific somatic mutations and driver genes.

The high-quality assembly contains clues to carotenoid pigment accumulation and past evolutionary events in the carrot-containing euasterid II clade.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – By tapping pooled, paired-end sequencing data for hundreds of individuals sequenced through the 1000 Genomes Project, a Case Western Reserve University-led team has identified hundreds of relatively common insertion or deletion variants not included in the human reference g

By Andrea Anderson
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Singapore-led team has identified a germline polymorphism that appears to account for reduced drug response in some East Asian cancer patients treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.