Friday SNPpets

This week’s SNPpets include a lot of back-and-forth on the artist formerly known as personal genomics (now personalized medicine). We got the EU mucking up access, we have privacy issues unearthed, we have the cost of variant calling–and the uncounted cost of other analyses. But we also have the importance of genome sharing. There’s a follow-up story on the kid who was the “first child saved by genome sequencing”. Also some cool research on “essential” human genes. New databases or updates, as usual (dbGaP is one I need to go deeper on). And more….

SNPpets_2Welcome to our Friday feature link collection: SNPpets. During the week we come across a lot of links and reads that we think are interesting, but don’t make it to a blog post. Here they are for your enjoyment…