University of Adelaide Ancient Genomes from Bohemia Point to Complex Population Encounters in Central Europe With 271 new or previously sequenced genomes from Bohemia, researchers followed population dynamics in the region between some 3,600 to 6,900 years ago. Ancient Caucasus Populations Profiled Researchers sequenced 45 individuals from the Caucasus and steppe region between 3,500 and 6,500 years ago, teasing out distinct populations and shared relationships. European PEP-NET Consortium Aims to Integrate Epigenetic Data With Mathematical Models Premium Participants aim to use predictive modeling to better understand epigenetic mechanisms, while encouraging the development of new technologies and therapies. Team Debuts Method for Assembling Phased Genomes From PacBio, Hi-C Data Premium With FALCON-Phase, investigators used PacBio long reads and Hi-C data from Phase Genomics to assemble a haplotype-phased, diploid genome for a hybrid bull. Lithium Response in Bipolar Disorder Linked to Schizophrenia-Related Variants A genome-wide association study meta-analysis found bipolar disorder patients with poor response to lithium have more polygenic risk factors for schizophrenia. Oct 18, 2016 Ancient DNA Study Sheds Light on European Bison Origin, Explains Early Cave Art Jun 17, 2016 Ancient Mitochondrial DNA Provides Clues to Ice Age Megafauna Extinction Causes Jun 1, 2016 Ancient Peruvian Sequence Data Argue Against Population Replacement by Wari Empire Nov 23, 2015 Team Seeks Signs of Early Agricultural Adaptation in Hundreds of Ancient Genomes Jul 23, 2015 Ancient DNA Analysis Suggests Rapid Warming, Human Activity Drove Large Species to Extinction Apr 25, 2013 Genomics in the Journals : Apr 25, 2013 Feb 18, 2013 Ancient Plaque Provides Clues to Diet's Effects on Human Mouth Microbiome Aug 27, 2009 Nationwide $828K Proteomics Project Begins in Australia Targeting Multiple Sclerosis Premium Mar 2, 2009 BioRegion Newsmakers: Mar 2, 2009 Premium Breaking News Delic Partners With GT Research for Genetic Analysis of Cannabis, Psychedelic Mushrooms Indivumed, Biognosys Expand Partnership to Offer Immunopeptidomics Insights Multiomic Study Identifies Drivers of Severe COVID-19 in Patients Under 50 Without Comorbidities Yourgene H1 2022 Revenues More Than Double Gencove Raises $10M in Series A Financing Blueprint Genetics, BioMarin to Offer Genetic Testing for Skeletal Dysplasia in Europe, Middle East The Scan Should've Been Spotted Sooner Scientists tell the Guardian that SARS-CoV-2 testing issues at a UK lab should have been noticed earlier. For Martian Fuel Researchers have outlined a plan to produce rocket fuel on Mars that uses a combination of sunlight, carbon dioxide, frozen water, cyanobacteria, and engineered E. coli, according to Gizmodo. To Boost Rapid Testing The Washington Post writes that new US programs aim to boost the availability of rapid at-home SARS-CoV-2 tests. PNAS Papers on Strawberry Evolution, Cell Cycle Regulators, False-Positive Triplex Gene Editing In PNAS this week: strawberry pan-genome, cell cycle-related roles for MDM2 and MDMX, and more.