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  • Announcing the Populations Collaborations Program

    Posted 4/17/2018

    Today we are launching our new Populations Collaborations Program, which will provide financial and scientific support for researchers to genotype people in communities around the world who are underrepresented in genomic research. For full details about the program, read more here.

  • Join us for Genome Research Day

    Posted 4/12/2018

    On May 17, 23andMe will be hosting our second annual Genome Research Day, a meeting focused on human genomics and related research occurring in and around the Bay Area. This year’s keynote features a fireside chat with our CEO Anne Wojcicki.

    Register and submit your abstract by April 23.

  • 23andMe to collaborate with Broad Institute on height and obesity

    Posted 4/6/2018

    23andMe will be starting a new collaboration with the Broad Institute, adding an additional 1 million research participants to the GIANT Consortium’s study on the genetics of height and obesity. Learn more about this project here.

    Image Credit: Lauren Solomon, Broad Communications

  • Placenta and appetite genes associated with severe morning sickness

    Posted 3/21/2018

    Our collaboration with Marlena Fejzo at UCLA, “Placenta and appetite genes GDF15 and IGFBP7 are associated with hypermesis gravidarum,” is now published at Nature Communications.

  • 23andMe Launches The Global Genetics Project

    Posted 3/16/2018

    We’re excited to announce the Global Genetics Project, our latest initiative to improve ancestry estimates and health research for populations that are traditionally underrepresented in genomics research. Learn more.

Recent Blog Posts

April 17, 2018

23andMe’s Populations Collaborations

Expanding a series of initiatives to improve diversity in genomic research, 23andMe is launching what we’re calling the Populations Collaborations Program, partnering with researchers working across the globe to genotype people in communities who are underrepresented in genetic research.

The post 23andMe’s Populations Collaborations appeared first on 23andMe Blog.

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April 16, 2018

More on the Genetics of Hair Color

Hair color is one of the first traits you notice about a person, but its genetic underpinnings are not so obvious. Twin studies suggest that up to 97 percent of...

The post More on the Genetics of Hair Color appeared first on 23andMe Blog.

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April 2, 2018

A Conversation with Researcher Varun Warrier About his Work on Empathy and the Theory of the Mind

Researcher Varun Warrier talks with 23andMe about his work studying autism, empathy and the "theory of the mind."

The post A Conversation with Researcher Varun Warrier About his Work on Empathy and the Theory of the Mind appeared first on 23andMe Blog.

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January 23, 2018

A conversation with Louis Muglia on his collaboration with 23andMe studying preterm births

Interview with Louis Muglia regarding his research collaboration with 23andMe for the study on preterm birth.

The post A conversation with Louis Muglia on his collaboration with 23andMe studying preterm births appeared first on 23andMe Blog.

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