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Cancer researcher Inder Verma has resigned from the Salk Institute following sexual harassment allegations, according to Science.

Inder Verma had been on leave from PNAS since December after three female scientists at the Salk Institute filed a lawsuit claiming gender discrimination.

The researchers have made the pipeline, called CRISPRdisco, free for other scientists to use through Github, and are hoping the community will also help refine and update it.

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In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.

The startup was cofounded by the Broad Institute's Feng Zhang and Harvard's David Walt among others, and raised $15.6 million in June.

A Salk Institute team used ddPCR assays to gauge the number of long interspersed nuclear elements within mice that received differing levels of maternal care.

The partners will collect and analyze cancer samples and analyze data to support basic and translational research and advance precision oncology and personalized medicine.

The Salk Institute-led team developed a system for in vivo activation of endogenous target genes through trans-epigenetic remodeling.

The NIH has awarded $169 million this year to support 110 new projects in the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative.

Investigators identified dozens of neuronal subtypes in mouse and human brain samples using single-cell methylation sequencing, including a new neuronal subtype.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.

CNBC reports that there are thousands of genetic tests available for consumers to chose between.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.