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Epigenetic Algorithm Accurately Predicts Male Sexual Orientation

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Thursday, October 8, 2015 10:30 am U.S. Eastern Time (UTC-05:00) Findings Reported at ASHG 2015 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – An algorithm using epigenetic information from just nine regions of the human genome can predict the sexual orientation of males with up to... Read More

First gene implicated in most common form of mitral valve prolapse disrupts heart valve development & growth, scientists report at ASHG 2013

First gene implicated in most common form of mitral valve prolapse disrupts heart valve development & growth, scientists report at ASHG 2013

NEWS For more information: Cathy Yarbrough press@ashg.org sciencematter@yahoo.com 858-243-1814 Embargo: 3:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 Research on the DNA of a large multi-generational family has provided a genetic clue that enabled scientists to pinpoint a gene that plays a role in mitral valve prolapse (MVP), a common cardiac disease that is a leading... Read More

“Drama of DNA” will explore “incidental” findings and other challenges of whole genome sequencing of children and adults

“Drama of DNA” will explore “incidental” findings and other challenges of whole genome sequencing of children and adults

NEWS For more information: Cathy Yarbrough press@ashg.org sciencematter@yahoo.com 858-243-1814 Embargo: 7:30 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 A provocative new interactive play, “The Drama of DNA: Anticipating the Future with WGS,” will be performed by a cast of distinguished genomics professionals on the first evening, Tuesday, Oct. 22, of the American Society of Human Genetics... Read More

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