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The study, which evaluated data from 65,000 women on 21 genes, identified new risk genes and those that confer no risk, and the findings may have clinical implications.

The company has installed Illumina's HiSeq X sequencing platform and expects to sequence 20,000 genomes by the end of next year.

A sequenced variola virus isolate from the 1600s points to a relatively recent common ancestor for viruses involved in 20th century smallpox infections.

The Genome Institute of Singapore will collaborate with the new center to develop applications related to cancer diagnosis and treatment stratification.

Using sequencing approaches, researchers are learning more about what drives breast cancer metastasis and resistance.

Identification of DNA fragments and structural variations
Droplet actuators and techniques for droplet-based enzymatic assays
Methods and systems for microfluidic DNA sample preparation
Compositions and methods for detecting allelic variants
Determination of the depth coverage of the fetal genome
Methods for indexing samples and sequencing multiple polynucleotide templates

In Nature this week: genome-wide transcriptome analysis of brain samples from people with autism spectrum disorder, flounder genome, and more.

Researchers used T-cell transfer therapy to target mutation KRAS, according to the New York Times.

The US Senate has passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide a funding boost at NIH while overhauling FDA policies.

Bloomberg reports that President-elect Donald Trump is considering Jim O'Neill for Food and Drug Administration commissioner.

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13
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15
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