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SNP genotyping

The test is performed in less than an hour using a buccal cheek swab, and runs on Genedrive’s hand-held real-time PCR instrument.

As many as 10,000 Nevadans will get free genetic testing through a large population health study being conducted by non-profit care network Renown Health. 

Researchers created a method to identify individual humans using proteins found in hair, correlating single amino acid polymorphisms to non-synonymous SNPs.

Researchers from the University of Laval demonstrated the advantages and trade-offs of a handful of genotyping-by-sequencing pipelines. 

Researchers performed whole-genome sequencing on 93 landraces of African rice and constructed a map of 2.32 million SNPs, which revealed new information on its domestication.

The company is targeting the new product at researchers who need a comprehensive, pan-ethnic, and affordable solution to genotype many samples.

The European Commission recently awarded the researchers €1.5 million to probe the mechanics of heart failure using proteomic, genomic, and epidemiological approaches.

An international research team studied how genetic factors control immune cell response to pathogens in healthy individuals. 

A new study in PNAS documents how genomic selection using SNP chips has rapidly changed breeding practices in the dairy industry over the last decade.

The researchers examined nine atrial fibrillation-linked SNPs in more than 16,500 people.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.