Kyoto University PNAS Papers on Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiac Injury Target, Viral Insertions, SMRT Methylation Profiling In PNAS this week: target to reduce chemotherapy-induced cardiac injury, tool finds ancient endogenous RNA viruses, and more. Machine Learning Tool Uncovers Novel Endogenous Viruses in Human Genome Researchers from Kyoto University in Japan said the newly uncovered sequences may reflect ancient viruses and give insight into viral diversity. Coronary Artery Disease Loci Identified in Japanese GWAS, Trans-Ancestry Meta-Analysis Researchers found ancestry-specific risk variants and developed a better polygenic risk score based on a GWAS and subsequent meta-analysis. Cancer Driver Gene Mutations Rise with Age in Otherwise Normal Esophageal Tissue DNA sequence data from hundreds of individuals suggest that age, smoking, and alcohol use coincide with the expansion of clones containing NOTCH1 and PPM1D mutations. This Week in PNAS: Dec 4, 2018 In PNAS this week: Takayasu arteritis risk loci, gene expression-based subgroups of B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and more. May 23, 2016 Structural Variant in PD-L1 Regulatory Region Helps Some Cancers Dodge Immune System Apr 6, 2016 Age-Associated Blood Metabolite Levels Revealed Through Mass Spec Study Premium Jul 2, 2015 Sequencing Offers Clues to Clonal Evolution in Aplastic Anemia Sep 23, 2013 Researchers Report on Recurrent Mutations in Down Syndrome-related Myeloid Condition, Blood Cancer Jun 25, 2013 Japanese Researchers Report on Integrated Kidney Cancer Genomic Study Jun 12, 2012 IP Roundup: Pacesetter, Nitto Denko, Toray Industries, Kyoto University, Illumina, and More Premium Mar 28, 2012 Cellular Dynamics Expands Distribution Deal in Japan Feb 21, 2012 Sigma-Aldrich Licenses Global Rights to Kyoto iPS Cell Patents Nov 4, 2011 Kyoto University Taps SGI Infrastructure for GenomeNet Database, Bioinformatics Server Premium Apr 26, 2011 IP Roundup: Apr 26, 2011 Premium Oct 18, 2010 Cellectis Licenses Stem Cell Patents Jun 17, 2010 Wafergen Expands Japanese Presence with Early-Access, Distribution Agreements Premium Apr 22, 2009 iZumi Bio's Pact with Kyoto U May Help Bolster Firm's Position as Early Leader in iPSC Tech Premium Mar 4, 2009 Fate Therapeutics Bolsters Academic Stem-Cell IP Portfolio with Whitehead Institute License Premium Feb 27, 2009 Downloads and Upgrades: Feb 27, 2009 Premium 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.