NEW YORK, June 27 - Get out your party hats--it's time to celebrate! This week marks the one-year anniversary of the announcement at the White House by Craig Venter, Celera's chief scientific officer, and Francis Collins, the director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, along with former President Clinton, that scientists had completed a rough draft of the entire human genome.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.