academia, genetics & genomics
House Bill Could Help Employers Dodge GINA
House Bill Could Help Employers Dodge GINA
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 13, 2017
HR 1313 could circumvent protections offered by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, enabling employers to incentivize employee sharing of genetic and other medical information.
Opinion: Birds of a Feather?
Opinion: Birds of a Feather?
Geoffrey E. Hill | Mar 10, 2017
Taking into account the interaction of nuclear and mitochondrial genes in birds holds the promise of more objectively defining what constitutes a species.
Five More Synthetic Yeast Chromosomes Completed
Five More Synthetic Yeast Chromosomes Completed
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 9, 2017
Members of the Synthetic Yeast Genome Project have synthesized five additional yeast chromosomes from scratch. 
Study: Most Long Noncoding RNAs Likely Functional
Study: Most Long Noncoding RNAs Likely Functional
Kerry Grens | Mar 2, 2017
Nearly 20,000 lncRNAs identified in human cells may play some role in cellular activities.
Massively Parallel Perturbations
Massively Parallel Perturbations
Ruth Williams | Mar 1, 2017
Scientists combine CRISPR gene editing with single-cell sequencing for genotype-phenotype screens.
A Selection of CRISPR Proof-of-Principle Studies
A Selection of CRISPR Proof-of-Principle Studies
Kelly Rae Chi | Mar 1, 2017
Advice on how to deploy the latest techniques in your own lab
Infographic: Single-Cell CRISPR Screens
Infographic: Single-Cell CRISPR Screens
Ruth Williams | Feb 28, 2017
See how two new methods track responses to unique genetic manipulations in numerous individual cells in parallel.
How Bacteria Interfere with Insect Reproduction
How Bacteria Interfere with Insect Reproduction
Ruth Williams | Feb 28, 2017
Scientists identify the genes responsible for bacteria-controlled sterility in arthropods.
Smallest Cas9 Ortholog Reported
Smallest Cas9 Ortholog Reported
Tracy Vence | Feb 23, 2017
Researchers demonstrate the delivery of AAV-packaged CRISPR-CjCas9 into the muscles and eyes of mice.
An Aging-Related Effect on the Circadian Clock
An Aging-Related Effect on the Circadian Clock
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 21, 2017
Stress-related genes may be preferentially and rhythmically expressed as part of the circadian rhythms of older fruit flies, researchers report.