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In PNAS this week: epistasis affecting cystic fibrosis, Tiger rattlesnake genome gives venom insight, and more.

At an AMP virtual meeting workshop, a Mayo Clinic lab director offered advice on what diseases to include, how to handle VUSs, and other considerations for ECS.

The deal includes UK-based Yourgene's test for detecting cancer patients who may have an adverse reaction to 5-fluorouracil, as well as reproductive health tests.

The percentage of perfectly modified alleles using the new base editor is more than 6,000-fold for disease correction compared with the current BE4max editor.

The firm plans to use the cash to support commercial expansion of its NIPT to all US states and fund R&D for future diagnostic tests, including liquid biopsies.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of four children buried in Cameroon approximately 3,000 and 8,000 years ago, and more.

In PNAS this week: gene-edited mouse model of small cell lung cancer, cystic fibrosis carrier-related conditions, and more.

The firm also recently released the results of collaborations with Admera Health and RareCyte that used its multiplex PCR-based target enrichment technology.

A CFTR gene mutation found in 90 percent of US cystic fibrosis patients was only present in a third of Puerto Rican and 10 percent of Dominican patients.

The NAM, NAS, and Royal Society have formed a commission to develop a framework on the proper use of genome editing, and convened its first meeting in Washington, DC, this week.

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Politico reports that the NYPD DNA database has grown since it announced it would be removing profiles from it.

Forbes reports that a structural biology lab at Oxford University studying the coronavirus was hacked.

Science reports that a Dutch research funding agency is combating a ransomware attack.

In Science this week: set of 64 haplotype assemblies from 32 individuals, and more.