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The president's latest budget request marks the fourth time he has sought to reduce funding to the National Institutes of Health.

The Amount of Funds

A US attorney tells ScienceInsider that charges are being pursued against Harvard University's Charles Lieber due to the amount of money he allegedly received and failed to disclose.

Harvard Prof Charged

A Harvard University professor has been charged with making false claims regarding funds he received from China, the New York Times reports.

Level of Transparency

Nature News reports that a US panel is reviewing current guidelines for federally funded gain-of-function viral research.

The panels will select candidate genes that will have a high impact on clinical practice in areas of high priority for participating institutes and centers.

Blood and skin cell transcriptomes revealed a JAK-STAT signaling and human herpesvirus targets in an individual with refractory drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome.

The financing round comes as Color expands its partnerships with healthcare systems and builds out a national genetic counseling resource for NIH's All of Us program.

So, What'd You Find?

An analysis by Science finds that many institutes have not uploaded results to ClinicalTrials.gov within the one-year deadline.

Data Gathering

PBS NewsHour reports on efforts to sequence more people to fuel personalized medicine.

In seven years, the public variant classification database has steadily become a resource that labs are submitting to and that genetics experts are consulting.

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Despite differences in their migration habits, eastern and western monarch butterflies are genetically similar, according to a study in Molecular Ecology.

The UK is implementing COVID-19 testing with a 90-minute turnaround time.

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is working with California's health department to sequence viral samples from COVID-19 patients to trace viral introductions, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more.