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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.

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NIH Bioinformatics Grants Awarded March 13 — April 8, 2009

Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.