NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – 23andMe this week launched its African Ancestry Project that the company said it hopes will allow African-Americans to trace their ancestral heritage. 23andMe is looking for individuals with four grandparents from certain sub-Saharan African nations in order "to help others gain better insight into both their ancestry and health," it said.

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In Cell this week: dynamics of protein profusion and localization, melanoma classification schemes, and more.

A company says it can generate likenesses of people based on their genetic profiles.

IBM's Watson is learning how to treat leukemia as a fellow at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, according to the Washington Post.

At her blog, Sally Rockey dives into National Institutes of Health funding data.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.