Researchers analyzed the exomes of metastatic tumor samples from patients who died of breast cancer to piece together the genomic evolution.
Illumina and the H3Africa Consortium hope the array will allow future GWAS to address African genomic diversity in a way that previous chips have not.
Researchers working on the Human Functional Genomics Project have begun to unravel genetic relationships and variations in human immune response.
The company's testing was successful in more than 90 percent of cases over almost four years, and detected a wide variety of abnormalities.
Researchers who developed a DNA displacement and graphene field effect-based method to detect SNPs electrically are setting their sights on implanted probes.
Three major European genomics service providers have founded a consortium to offer cost-effective, whole-genome genotyping on a new Illumina SNP array.
A genome-wide association suggests an African-specific lincRNA allele on chromosome 7 contributes to risk of bloodstream infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Researchers found that using a genetic risk prediction model with non-BRCA-related SNPs could be used with family history to calculate women's breast cancer risk.
A genome-wide association study involving more than 4,000 dogs uncovered new genetic associations and pointed to strategies for future disease studies.
The results showed that syndromic forms of autism are more likely when children have alterations of genes in the mGluR pathway.
The Wall Street Journal reports that National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins' response to contamination concerns at the agency might have delayed care.
The final revision of the Common Rule doesn't include the proposed change requiring consent for leftover biospecimens.
The first Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology papers show mixed results.
In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.