Polygenic Risk Scores for 10 Diseases

April 23, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Polygenic risk scores for 10 diseases
“From an initial list of 23 conditions, ten were selected for implementation based on PRS [MORE]

“Replication Timing” with DNA

March 5, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microscopic image shows DNA in blude and replicated in red
“The process of DNA replication timing (RT) refers to the specific [MORE]

Primate Catalogue of Genes

August 22, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genomes of 233 primate species sequenced
“By comparing the primate genomes, 4.3 million mutations have now been identified that may alter [MORE]

“All of Us” Program Releases 250k Genomes

July 25, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

“All of Us” Research Program
“The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us Research Program announced that 250,000 whole genome [MORE]

Interpreting Spatial Transcriptomics

April 18, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Making the Most of Spatial Transcriptomics Data with SPICEMIX
“Researchers have now created a machine learning method, called SPICEMIX, to analyze [MORE]

Machine Learning Deciphers Complex “Mosaic” Disorders

March 21, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

New Computer Program ‘Learns’ to Identify Mosaic Mutations that Cause Disease
“We [researchers at University of California San Diego School of [MORE]

Long Genes, Long Proteins, Long Life

March 14, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aging is driven by unbalanced genes
“Here, we [researchers at Northwestern University] show that transcript length alone explains most transcriptional changes [MORE]

“Medical Rejuvenation,” Medical Greed

January 24, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

How scientists want to make you young again.
“Klausner was pitching nothing less than “medical rejuvenation”—a means of taking old animals [MORE]

Genetics of Height

December 13, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

A saturated map of common genetic variants associated with human heigh
“Here, using data from a genome-wide association study of 5.4 million [MORE]

DNA Damage in Stem Cells Calls for Sequencing

November 1, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Somatic genomic variation and selection for BCOR mutations in hiPSCs
“We [researchers at the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger [MORE]

microRNAs: How to Tell Your Friends from the Apes

May 24, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Student researchers discover genes unique to humans in search for source of our evolutionary distinctiveness
“Using computational tools, the team [from [MORE]

Detecting de Novo Mutations

April 19, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human evolution
“A new study by a team of researchers from Israel and Ghana has brought the first evidence of nonrandom [MORE]

Genetics-Based Blood Test for Glaucoma

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Testing for glaucoma
“A new genetics-based blood test for glaucoma is 15 times better than current methods at identifying high-risk individuals [MORE]

World’s Largest Browsable Resource Linking Rare Protein-Coding Genetic Variants to Human Health and Disease

October 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genebass resource linking protein-coding variants to health and disease
“Genebass [sic] is a resource of exome-based association statistics, made available to [MORE]