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Reopening Concerns

Science reports that faculty members are concerned about the risks reopening universities during the coronavirus pandemic pose.

Illumina, Twist Bioscience, and DNA Script are among the private sector collaborators of the groups receiving funds to develop technology platforms.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of colorectal cancer progression, secretion system used by Vibrio cholerae, and more.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: methylation and gene expression profiles in schizophrenia, genomic variation and selection in the mustard plant, and more.

Five and Gone

CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.

In Genome Biology this week: study of selection in orangutan populations, eQTLs in developing human brain, and more.

A Georgia Tech team found that the reliance of genome-wide association studies on European populations has skewed estimates of disease risk in other populations.

Researchers from the CDC and Georgia Tech tested the efficacy of using whole-genome shotgun sequencing to diagnose food-borne pathogens in outbreaks.

A Georgia Tech team used random mutagenesis on a red fluorescent protein gene to develop a phylogeny to test algorithms that reconstruct ancestral sequences.

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Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.