Recent Research Papers of Note


Included is a method of expediting SRM assay development using shotgun proteomics data and an evaluation of SELDI preprocessing techniques.

The Short Read Headache


With more aligners and assemblers out there than next-gen sequencing platforms, how do you choose the best one? GT checks out your options.

An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.