Genome-Wide Analyses Identify Personality Trait and Psychiatric Disorder Loci

Researchers at USC have identified genetic variations significantly linked to five personality traits and six psychiatric disorders.
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Philips Expands Personalized Cancer Collaboration with NYMC

The collaboration with NYMC, which spawned Philips' oncology-focused solution IntelliSpace Genomics, has grown from one to five projects.
Gene expression level of individual ribosomal proteins (RP) in different types of cancer (blue: lower level; red: higher level compared to normal tissue). [University of Basel

Ribosomal Expression Patterns May Serve as Cancer Prognostic Markers

Researchers investigated the expression of ribosomal proteins in various tumors and discovered a cancer type specific signature.
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Nanopore Sequencing Passes Milestone of Multiple Genome Analysis

New results demonstrate the potential for wide-scale whole-genome sequencing in humans using nanopore approaches.
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New Bioinformatic Platform Seeks to Democratize Genomics

Los Alamos National Laboratory and Naval Medical Research Center develop new platform to enable rapid genomic sequence data analysis.
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Gene Discovered that is Linked to Alcohol Consumption Regulation

A gene associated with decreased desire to drink alcohol may suggest a mechanism for treatments to reduce alcohol intake.
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Single-Cell RNA-seq Tracks Immune Response to Microbial Pathogens

Researchers develop single-cell RNA-seq technique to investigate the interplay of individual host cells with infecting bacteria.
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Secondary Findings in Genomic Sequencing Get New Reporting Recommendations

ACMG releases new recommendations for reporting of secondary findings in clinical exome and genome sequencing.
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New Method Detects Protein Biomarkers for Cancer, Other Diseases

A new array developed at Purdue separates unmodified proteins from glycoproteins and identifies glycoproteins associated with bladder cancer
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Sequencing Circulating Tumor DNA of Lymphoma Determines Origin and Prognosis

Stanford researchers use ctDNA to accurately identify cancer subtypes and pinpoint drug-resistance mutations that may cause drug resistance.
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