UCSF Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more. Multi-Ethnic Migraine GWAS Uncovers Risk Loci Specific to Sex, Ancestry Investigators analyzed genetic data for more than half a million individuals, detecting susceptibility sites specific to women or European individuals. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more. CRISPRoff Reversible Epigenome Editing Method Could Enable Safer, More Precise Therapeutics Premium UCSF and MIT researchers have developed a way to edit the epigenome and then completely reverse the changes, when needed. Jan 21, 2021 Lung Cancer Metastasis Study Relies on CRISPR-Based Method to Track Single-Cell Lineages Jan 15, 2021 Mammoth Biosciences Taking Lead Role in DARPA-Funded Development of Pathogen Detection Tech Premium Jan 14, 2021 DARPA Awards $36.7M to Six Organizations for Gene Editing-Based Dx, Biosurveillance Tech Dec 21, 2020 COVID Assays Using CRISPR, Smartphones Show Potential for At-Home Testing Premium Dec 4, 2020 Breast Cancer Trial Data Supports Neoadjuvant Use of Natera Liquid Biopsy Premium Nov 9, 2020 Metagenomic Sequencing Can Quickly Identify Pathogens in Body Fluids, New Study Finds Oct 19, 2020 Light-Controlled CRISPR 'Off Switch' Enables Precise Editing, Fewer Off-Target Effects Premium Oct 16, 2020 SARS-CoV-2 Protein Interaction Study Reveals Key Proliferation Pathways, Possible Drug Targets Premium Oct 14, 2020 Epigenomic Study of Brain Development Uncovers Cell Type-Specific Regulatory Programs Oct 7, 2020 Post-mortem Melanocyte Mutations Provide Melanoma Clues Aug 20, 2020 Lung Cancer Therapy Leads to Transcriptional Changes, Single-Cell Study Shows Aug 18, 2020 Ebola Virus Appears to Undergo Distinct Changes in Bat, Human Host Cell Line Experiments Aug 14, 2020 Mission Bio Seeks to Increase Drug Trial Collaborations, Improve Gene and Cell Therapy Efficacy Premium Aug 10, 2020 Newborn Exome Sequencing Shows Potential to Help Find Inborn Errors of Metabolism Jul 29, 2020 Akoya Biosciences, UCSF Launch Predictive Cancer Biomarker Collaboration Jul 13, 2020 Metastatic Prostate Cancer Methylation Analysis Reveals Subtype, Ties to Driver Genes Jul 10, 2020 FDA Grants EUA for UCSF, Broad Institute, BioSewoom Coronavirus Tests Jun 23, 2020 Advanced CRISPR Screens Uncover Possible Novel Targets for Cancer Therapies Premium Jun 9, 2020 Genomic Analysis Indicates Multiple SARS-CoV-2 Introductions to Northern California Jun 2, 2020 10x Genomics, Collaborators Develop Targeted Single-Cell Gene Expression Methods Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.