This Week in PNAS

In a paper published online in advance in PNAS this week, an international team led by investigators at the Broad Institute reports on its "discovery and prioritization of somatic mutations in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma by whole-exome sequencing." Using this technique, the team sequenced 55 primary tumor samples from DLBCL patients and their matched normal tissue, finding recurrent mutations in genes known to be functionally relevant in the disease and somatic mutations in genes

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.