obesity Broad Institute, Novo Nordisk Foundation Launch Center to Study Genomic Mechanisms of Disease The center, which is being funded by a $47.5 million commitment from the foundation, will initially focus on type 2 diabetes and obesity. Nature Papers Present 3D Maps of Single-Cell DNA Organization, Structure of Conserved SARS-CoV-2 Element, More In Nature this week: mapping the 3D DNA organization of single cells, cryo-electron structure of frameshift stimulation element of SARS-CoV-2, and more. PLOS Papers on Human Enteroviruses in Uruguay, Canine Bocaviruses, Obesity-Associated Gut Bugs In PLOS this week: detection of human enteroviruses, canine bocavirus links to encephalopathy, and more. Rare Variants in G Protein-Coupled Receptor Gene May Provide Protection From Obesity The Regeneron Pharmaceuticals-led team also said that inhibiting the gene could represent a potential therapeutic strategy for obesity. Phenomix, Mayo Clinic Ink Licensing Deal for Obesity Phenotype Blood Test Phenomix said its MyPhenome test uses a multiomics and artificial intelligence platform to predict patients' obesity phenotypes. Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.