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San Diego Hosts 13th Annual GSAC Meeting

Thursday marks the official start of the 2001 annual International Genome Sequencing and Analysis Conference in San Diego.

The meeting, in its 13th year, will host about 3,000 attendees from industry, academia, and government, and some 140 private and public companies. It wraps on Sunday.

Leading GSAC this year are co-chairs Dennis Hochstrasser, from Geneva University Hospital; Yusuke Nakamura, from the University of Tokyo; and J. Craig Venter, from Celera Genomics.

GenomeWeb’s  reporting and editing teams will be there providing comprehensive real-time coverage of breaking news and emerging trends.

The Scan

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.

Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease

In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.