retinoblastoma PNAS Papers on Mesothelioma Risk, Streptococcus Host Transcriptomes, Retinoblastoma Tumorigenesis In PNAS this week: variants in Bloom syndrome-related gene increase mesothelioma risk, Streptococcus host transcriptome atlas, and more. MSK Study Suggests Germline Tests May Miss Mosaic Cancer Risk Mutations in Some Patients Premium Using tumor and matched normal sequence data generated for tens of thousands of cancer patients, the team identified mosaic cancer susceptibility in around one in 1,000 cases. Liquid Biopsy Technique Opens Door to Precision Medicine for Retinoblasoma Premium Researchers have been able to detect and characterize genomic alterations in DNA floating in the aqueous humor of the eye, opening the door to new prognostic studies. Retinoblastoma Surveillance Guidelines Include Genetic Testing, Counseling in Risk Stratification A new consensus report suggests RB1 testing and genetic counseling to stratify risk and guide ophthalmic screening in kids with affected family members. This Week in PLOS: Jun 5, 2017 In PLOS this week: biobank for sleeping sickness research, skin microbiome of cats with allergies, and more. Jul 18, 2013 RXi Releases Phase I Data on Anti-Scarring Drug, Aims for Phase II This Year Premium Jan 11, 2012 Epigenetic Shifts in Retinoblastoma Hint at Potential Treatment Target Oct 26, 2011 Children's Hospital LA, UPenn Developing Tests for Rare Childhood Cancer on Ion Torrent PGM Premium 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.