Researchers applied an unbiased transposon mutagenesis sequencing method called SBCapSeq to assess heterogeneity and driver mutations in a mouse model for myeloid leukemia.
The UCR researchers will conduct rice genome sequencing studies to discover how transposable elements may affect gene expression and possibly be involved in adaptation changes.
Three papers in the latest issue of Cell are providing new insights into transposons and their potential influence on everything from human genetic variation to disease risk.
ScienceInsider reports that a new security policy at the US Food and Drug Administration may prevent foreign nationals from working there.
WBUR in Boston looks into Orig3n's genetic fitness assessments to find more research is needed.
Cleveland.com reports that getting a DNA profile removed from a law enforcement database can be tricky.
In PNAS this week: de novo mutations contribute to non-syndromic craniosynostosis, fungal tree of life, and more.