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Mathais Lichterfeld of the Ragon Institute and Rushdy Ahmad of the Broad Institute will use high-throughput proteomics to find phosphorylation important to HIV replication.

By studying variants in PCSK9, researchers reported the therapies targeting the gene would have some of the same effects as statins.

Using exome sequence and phenotyping data for individuals from longitudinal population studies, investigators began parsing pathogenic mutation effects in the genes.

When it comes to fully enrolling infants in sequencing studies, parental enthusiasm sometimes seems to wane due to logistical considerations and privacy concerns. 

A team of researchers from  Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School found that the two proteins appear to have opposing effects.

The BabySeq project faces lower-than-expected enrollment rates, according to ScienceInsider.

Having sequenced close to 15,000 samples, the project is now taking steps toward integrating results fully into patient medical records.

Tapping data for hundreds of thousands of individuals, three teams uncovered overlaps between blood pressure and other metabolic and immune traits.

Certain bacterial species appear more common in gut microbiomes of individuals with MS, coinciding with inflammation-related gene expression in host blood.

Researchers look into why healthy people seek DNA sequencing, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.