Researchers brought together blood transcriptomic, metabolomic, proteomic, and immune cell profiles for dozens of West African and Australasian infants.
Using omics and other data, researchers performed network analyses that pointed to interactions between human herpesviruses and other Alzheimer's disease risk factors.
Through a genome-wide association study, meta-analysis, and systems analysis, researchers saw enhanced common variant distribution in mutation-intolerant genes.
Using pathway and network analyses, researchers identified overlapping genes and biological processes behind smoking and schizophrenia, including new candidate genes.
Participants tried to classify samples based on the epigenomic impact of cigarette smoke cessation and aerosol from modified- or reduced-risk products.
Nigel Mouncey joined the JGI in March from Dow AgroSciences and is interested in broadening the user base and scope of JGI's research.
The agency has committed $11 million for the creation of a network of research centers that will use systems biology approaches to build predictive models for infectious diseases.
Called CanPathPro, the research consortium aims to combine omics data and systems biology tools into a single commercial platform for testing cancer hypotheses.
The consortium was launched last year as a network of research centers focused on building predictive models of cancer initiation, progression, and metastasis.
The new challenge focuses on computational methods for identifying blood gene expression signatures that can be used as markers of smoking exposure.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.
Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.
St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.
In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.