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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

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NIH Bioinformatics Grants Awarded March 13 — April 8, 2009

The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.