Despite representing over 40% of the global population, Asians are vastly underrepresented in genetic databases contributing around 1%. We take a look at how FDNA, and other key players are changing this.
The advancement of sequencing technology has had the singe biggest effect on genomics research. As it develops further, so does the scope of genomic research and applications.
GBA analysis is complicated by the presence of a nearby pseudogene. A new method is presented for sequencing GBA, using an amplicon including all coding regions and introns, on the MinION, enabling a fast and comprehensive assessment.
By identifying and characterizing specific types of mutations in individual cell lines, using a combination of whole genome sequencing and multi-omic approaches, researchers hope to improve stem cells’ therapeutic uses and potential.
The National Institute on Aging Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS) will begin making large-scale DNA sequence data available to investigators.
US representatives are pressing genetic testing companies for details on their security systems and customer privacy policies.
The debate about the pros and cons of genetically screening embryos is deeply entrenched. Perhaps we should let couples decide?
Scientists have published one of the most detailed maps ever made of structural variations in a cancer cell’s genome.
There are very few reported cases of children inheriting almost all of their genes from a single parent, but this 11-year-old girl is the first one so far without any signs of cancer.
People living in England will be the first in the world to have access to DNA tests as routine care starting this fall, putting the NHS at the forefront of healthcare, as it takes a huge step towards precision medicine.