Variants that control gene expression are often involved in whether a mutation ends up being harmful, and how harmful it is.
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Software to identify genetic variants, along with a new synthetic human genome, could help scientists discover mutations associated with conditions such as autism.
Watch the complete replay of this journal club, which featured a paper exploring rare genetic variation in psychiatric conditions, including autism.
We must diversify databases of reference DNA to improve our ability to interpret the consequences of genetic variation.
A mouse model based on exposure to an epilepsy drug offers a useful window into the brain circuits altered in autism.
This year’s list of top papers highlights nuances in the genetics of autism and new leads on early treatment.
A monkey study suggests facial recognition is not innate, a puzzle piece symbol carries negative connotations, and scientists are using a federal law to snoop on colleagues.
A Tampa clinic goes rogue with fecal transplants, autism’s genetic ancestry traces to our deep past, and the U.S. Supreme Court revives the travel ban.