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Standards from the Start

At Life as a Healthcare CIO, PGP member John Halamka discusses the standards involved in reporting data on family history and genome sequence in a medical setting. He summarizes the work that's gone on at the PGP so far to get solid standards in place and says that discussions within the group focused heavily on privacy, "since keeping this information confidential per the wishes of the patient is paramount," he writes.

 

The Scan

Rise of BA.5

The New York Times reports that the Omicron subvariant BA.5 has become the dominant version of SARS-CoV-2 in the US.

UK Health Secretary Resigns

Sajid Javid, the UK health secretary, resigned along with Chancellor Rishi Sunak, saying they cannot work with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, CNN reports.

Clones From Freeze-Dried Cells

A team in Japan has cloned mice from freeze-dried skin cells, according to the Guardian.

Genome Research Papers on Craniosynostosis, Macaque Retrotransposition, More

In Genome Research this week: structural variants in craniosynostosis, LINE-1 activity in rhesus macaque brain, and more.