lysosomes, developmental biology, genetics & genomics
Tracking Tuberculosis Over Time
Tracking Tuberculosis Over Time
Jenny Rood | Jan 19, 2015
Genomic analysis of a multidrug-resistant lineage pinpoints historical correlations with human events.
23andMe Partners with Pfizer
23andMe Partners with Pfizer
Jef Akst | Jan 13, 2015
The personal genomics company strikes yet another deal to glean biomedically relevant information from its user data.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Jan 12, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Corn Chronicle
Corn Chronicle
Molly Sharlach | Jan 8, 2015
A genetic analysis of ancient and modern maize clarifies the crop’s checkered domestication history.
23andMe, Genentech Partner on Parkinson’s
23andMe, Genentech Partner on Parkinson’s
Tracy Vence | Jan 7, 2015
Firms enter a multi-year deal for the analysis of whole-genome sequence data, with an eye toward drug discovery for Parkinson’s disease.
Custom Creatures?
Custom Creatures?
Kerry Grens | Jan 6, 2015
San Francisco-based biotech wants to see its technology applied for inventing new organisms.
Fertility Treatment Fallout
Fertility Treatment Fallout
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jan 1, 2015
Mouse offspring conceived by in vitro fertilization are metabolically different from naturally conceived mice.
Doris Bachtrog: Sex Chromosome Wrangler
Doris Bachtrog: Sex Chromosome Wrangler
Molly Sharlach | Jan 1, 2015
Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley. Age: 39
Mistaken Identities
Mistaken Identities
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2015
Researchers are working to automate the arduous task of identifying—and amending—mislabeled sequences in genetic databases.
Molecular Hub of Autism?
Molecular Hub of Autism?
Jef Akst | Dec 30, 2014
Researchers identify a network that includes many genes previously linked to autism spectrum disorders.