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At least half a dozen cancer phenotypes showed significant associations with GWAS variant-based polygenic risk scores in a new phenome-wide association study.

Using RNA sequences for thousands of cells, researchers looked at head and neck squamous cell carcinomas and proposed streamlined expression subtypes.

A proof-of-principle study suggests blood and saliva may contain markers for finding and following head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.

TP53 mutations are early drivers of serous tubal intraepithelial carcinomas, but some lesions may be metastases rather than precursors to high-grade serous carcinomas.

Launch Pad for Rising Stars

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Rick Wilson, a bushwhacker involved in the sequencing for the Human Genome Project, is mentoring a new generation of trailblazers in 21st century genomics.

Funding Update

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NIH Array-Related Grants Awarded Dec. 23, 2008 — March 10, 2009

Imperial College London and its spinout DNA Electronics have created a prototype for the so-called SNP Dr., which is being developed under a £1.2 million project that also includes Pfizer.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.