With ancient mitochondrial sequences from all seven Canary Islands, researchers identified at least two early migrations involving shifting populations from North Africa.
Freshly minted as a "unicorn," the Utah healthcare data analytics powerhouse is building up a new life sciences division to aid biotech development and precision medicine.
The government has also pledged €5 million from the European Regional Development Fund to support the integration of genetic data into routine medical care.
The center, set to open next year, will establish a national sequencing infrastructure, manage a national genome database, and make the data available for research.
An Australian team has sequenced some 4,000 healthy individuals over 70 years old for the Medical Genome Reference Bank database.
Researchers documented genetic associations, trait heritability, and more with data from GWAS on 778 binary or non-binary traits in UK Biobank participants.
Mayo Clinic researchers found that cytogenetic subtypes containing three translocations were more common in individuals with a greater proportion of African ancestry.
Initiated the by New York Genome Center Cancer Group, the Polyethnic-1000 project will focus on cancer patients from ethnic minority groups.
With NIPT samples from more than 141,000 women in China, investigators retraced population structure, historical migrations, genetic associations, and more.
The sequencing giant is migrating its BaseSpace analytics products to AWS in hopes of simplifying user adoption and rapidly expanding its library of curated content.
The long-running Framingham Heart Study has received a $38 million grant, according to the Boston Globe.
A Stanford University investigation finds that its researchers did not take part in He Jiankui's work to develop gene-edited infants.
Retraction Watch reports that two researchers had both a Science and a Nature paper retracted last week.
In Genome Biology this week: genomic sequencing of milkweed bug, benchmark comparison of single-cell RNA sequencing platforms, and more.