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American Society of Human Genetics 2015

ASHG 2015

Analysis makes sense of missense mutations’ role in autism

by  /  12 October 2015
Analyzing thousands of sequences, researchers have homed in on miniscule portions of the genome that may be crucial in determining autism risk.
ASHG 2015

Dispatches from ASHG 2015

by  /  9 October 2015
These short reports from our reporter, Jessica Wright, give you the inside scoop on developments at the 2015 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting.
ASHG 2015

New methods tighten ​net​ around autism genes

by  /  9 October 2015
Autism researchers are sharpening their statistical tools to make sense of the growing pool of autism genes.
October 2015
ASHG 2015

Twin study unearths clues to role of environment in autism

by  /  8 October 2015

Researchers in Sweden are assembling a large group of identical twin pairs, with only one twin in each pair having autism.