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Gene for When to Go

Researchers have identified a gene involved in how people determine when to urinate.

Under the terms of the five-year grant, Coriell will continue to support the NINDS Human Genetics Research Center.

In Genome Research this week: Sus scrofa genetic variants, translational plasticity might minimize effects of harmful mutations, and more.

Mutations in the PIEZO2 gene in two individuals with undiagnosed muscle, sensory, and skeletal conditions suggest the protein product plays a role in touch perception.

A National Institutes of Health researcher has filed an Equal Employment Opportunity complaint against the agency, the Washington Post reports.

The grant from NINDS funds a gene expression analysis core for an existing project on type 1 regulatory T-cell development. 

The NIH has funded nine projects $5.9 million to investigate the biological and genetic etiology of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will award $2.3 million next year for a study that will use imaging, omics, cognitive, and behavioral analysis to understand how chronic traumatic encephalopathy evolves in individuals.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will support research projects to discover and use biomarkers for Parkinson's disease, NINDS said in a new funding announcement on Monday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Health will award up to $3.4 million next year to fund genomics research programs and projects aimed at better understanding how two complex human genomic regions are involved in a range of immune system diseases.

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Russia says its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine has a very high efficacy rate in an initial analysis of clinical trial data, according to the Financial Times.

Wired reports on a microbial analysis of sketches drawn by Leonardo DaVinci.

A new survey explores coronavirus vaccine hesitancy among Black and Latino individuals, the Washington Post reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: the Aging Atlas database, a database of human metagenome-related metadata, and more.