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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers trace supposed Yeti samples to Asian black bears and Himalayan brown bears in a new genetic analysis.

The university is looking to hire two new tenure-track faculty members who are expected to provide bioinformatics expertise to researchers at the university and in the Buffalo area.

Funding Update for Apr 10, 2009

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NIH Bioinformatics Grants Awarded March 13 — April 8, 2009

Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.