New, higher-quality assemblies of great ape genomes have now been generated without the guidance of the human reference genome.
A report on archaic DNA in the genomes of modern people, published March 15 in Cell, expands the understanding of human origins.
Dr. Jay Shendure, a UW Medicine genticist, and his colleagues have just published a report outlining a new way to take a cell census, rather than counting them one at a time under a microscope, which needless to say is slow and tedious.
A UW Medicine genome scientist is among about three dozen nationwide whose labs will be funded in continuing U.S. efforts to identify the functional elements of the human genome.
The genome of the Western lowland gorilla has once again been sequenced and assembled, but at a much higher level of quality beginning to approach that of the mouse and human genome.