cleft lip and palate PLOS Papers on Orofacial Cleft Genetics, BRCA1/2 in Prostate Cancer in Morocco, More In PLOS this week: genetic contributors to cleft palate-related conditions, role of BRCA mutations in prostate cancer in Morocco, and more. Cleft Palate Study Shows Transcription Factor, Enhancer Roles in Related Developmental Processes Researchers used genomic approaches to delve into the cleft lip and palate-related functions of a transcription factor called p63, identifying key enhancer and chromatin interactions. This Week in Cell: Apr 6, 2016 In Cell this week: genomic and transcriptomic effects of immunotherapy for melanoma, non-syndromic cleft palate, and more. U of Cincinnati Scores Nearly $2M in NIH, NSF Grants for Genetics of Cave-dwelling Fish Scientists will look for genetic causes of craniofacial asymmetries and loss of skin pigmentation in a cave-dwelling fish that could shed light on similar conditions in humans. Team Uses Targeted Sequencing to Identify Functional Variants for Cleft Lip A University of Iowa-led team performed targeted sequencing on 1,400 trios to follow up on regions linked to cleft lip by genome-wide association or candidate gene studies. May 17, 2011 Renaming its Genome Center, Wash U Expands Focus to Clinical Applications of Sequencing Premium Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.