JGI Metagenomic Microbiome Analysis Expands Known Phylogenetic Diversity of Earth's Bacteria, Archaea This microbial catalog can help in understanding secondary-metabolite biosynthetic potential and resolving thousands of host linkages to uncultivated viruses. PNAS Papers on Host Infection Response, RNA Virus Replication, Bidirectional Expression Method In PNAS this week: role for RTP4 gene in severe malaria, other infections; CRISPR-based approach to alter gene expression; and more. Genome-Wide Mutant Screen in Bacteria Helps Annotate Thousands of Genes With Unknown Function The researchers proposed specific functions for transporters, enzymes, and uncharacterized protein families and identified several potential DNA repair proteins. Citrus Genomics, Phylogenetics Traces Fruits' Origins Researchers also used citrus genomes to untangle their relationships and suggest new taxonomic classifications. This Week in PNAS: Jul 25, 2017 In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more. Jan 17, 2017 Southern Ocean Diatom Genome Hints at Extreme Environment Adaptations Oct 21, 2016 Tetraploid African Clawed Frog Genome Shows Unequal Evolution Aug 17, 2016 Global Viral Diversity Study Results in 16-Fold Increase in Number of Known Viral Genes Apr 18, 2016 Better Biofuels Could Result From Harnessing Plant Genomics Technologies Premium Feb 19, 2016 JGI Researchers Use PacBio Sequencing to Create High-Resolution Phylogenetic Profiles for Microbes Premium Jan 27, 2016 Hot Spring Metagenomic Sequences Reveal New Bacterial Phylum Nov 18, 2015 Acorn Worm Genome Sequencing Provides Insight Into Ancestral Animal Group Aug 11, 2015 JGI to Grant $1.2M to Genomic Technology Projects Jun 25, 2015 JGI Researchers Develop Automated Protocol to Decontaminate Microbial Sequences Premium Apr 1, 2015 Researchers Develop Raman Spectroscopy Method to Sort Active Cells for Single-cell Sequencing Mar 31, 2015 JGI Focuses on New Technology; Moves Beyond Sequencing to Functional Annotation, Synthetic Biology Premium Mar 31, 2015 At ABRF, Metagenomic Approaches Offer Glimpse of Microbial Makeup, Role in Environment Feb 25, 2015 JGI, Stanford Tap Spiral's Software for Energy Research, Variant Detection Oct 2, 2014 DOE's Joint Genome Institute Selects 2015 Community Science Sequencing Projects Jun 11, 2014 International Team Reports on Initial Findings from Eucalyptus Genome Mar 25, 2014 JGI Aims to Move Beyond Sequencing, Become 'Cutting Edge' Genomics Facility Premium Nov 26, 2013 International Team Sequences Fungal Species Known for Plant Root Symbiosis Jul 15, 2013 Hundreds of Microbial Genomes Sequenced by Single-Cell Genomics May 16, 2013 JGI Funds Partners Developing Enabling Technologies for Energy-related, Environmental Genomics Apr 2, 2013 At JGI User Meeting, Single-Cell Approaches Shed Light on Candidate Phyla Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.