ASHG

Expect the Unexpected: Rare Mutation Frequencies

November 13, 2012
23andMe’s genetic health reports cover 191 rare genetic mutations in addition to more common variants related to disease. While it’s relatively easy to learn about common variants, our knowledge of...
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23andMe’s Presentations at ASHG

November 09, 2012
This week our scientists have been busy at the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting in San Francisco. As promised we’re putting up links to each of the posters...
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23andMe’s Uta Francke Lauded by ASHG

November 09, 2012
A big congratulations from everybody here at 23andMe to our Senior Medical Director Uta Francke, who’ll be picking up the William Allan Award from the American Society of Human Genetics...
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Data on Personal Genetics at ASHG

November 08, 2012
There are a lot of pie charts, numerical tables and graphs on display this week at the American Society of Human Genetics in San Francisco, but one caught our eye...
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23andMe Studies the Genetics of Sexual Orientation

November 07, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here’s a link to Emily’s poster presented at ASHG.) Earlier this year 23andMe began surveying its customers to study the genetics of sexual orientation. It is now the...
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Improving the Experience of Participating in Research

November 06, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Joyce’s poster presented at ASHG.) Genetic research often requires people willing to share their time and answer questions for the sake of scientific...
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23andMe Presents Latest Research at ASHG

November 06, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here’s a link to a post with the links to all the poster presentations given by 23andMe scientists at 23andMe.) Here we come. Starting today a contingent of...
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Whole-Genome Sequencing of Parkinson’s Patients

November 05, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Cory’s poster presented at ASHG.) Parkinson’s disease (PD) research has long been a priority at 23andMe. Our Parkinson’s research community is one of...
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23andMe Moves into the World of Sequencing

November 02, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Eoghan’s poster presented at ASHG.) People often use the terms “genotyping” and “sequencing” interchangeably, but they are quite different ways of approaching genetic...
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Investigating the Rare

November 01, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Brian’s poster presented at ASHG.) Rare events are hard to study, and this is especially true in genetics. Imagine you have a group...
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