ASHG 2015

Analysis makes sense of missense mutations’ role in autism

Analyzing thousands of sequences, researchers have homed in on miniscule portions of the genome that may be crucial in determining autism risk.

By Jessica Wright
12 October 2015 | 6 min read

New methods tighten ​net​ around autism genes

Autism researchers are sharpening their statistical tools to make sense of the growing pool of autism genes.

By Jessica Wright
9 October 2015 | 4 min read

Dispatches from ASHG 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.

By Jessica Wright
9 October 2015 | 6 min read

Twin study unearths clues to role of environment in autism

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

By Jessica Wright
8 October 2015 | 4 min read

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