University of Arkansas Arkansas Prof Charged in Failure to Disclose Case A University of Arkansas professor has been charged in connection with his alleged failure to disclose ties to the Chinese government in a grant application, the Associated Press says. More With Less Though prestigious schools get more in funding, less-prestigious schools squeeze more out of the funding they receive, an opinion piece at Bloomberg says. Genetic Influence on Synthetic Cannabinoids Side Effects Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports. Celgene, Dana-Farber, University of Arkansas Form Myeloma Genome Project The partners aim to create a broad collection of high-quality genomic and clinical data from multiple myeloma patients to improve disease diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. FDA Contracts Arkansas Research Alliance to Design More Effective Lung Cancer Tests Premium The consortium will analyze data from patients and mouse models in the first year as part of efforts to find ways of detecting tumors earlier. Jul 19, 2011 IP Roundup, Jul 19, 2011 Premium Jun 1, 2011 Signal Genetics Plans to Release Pharmacogenomic Version of Myeloma Test Later This Year Premium Sep 24, 2010 Arkansas Wins $5.4M in Funding for Protein Center Sep 1, 2010 IP Update: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Sep 1, 2010 Premium Feb 9, 2010 IP Roundup: Feb 9, 2010 Premium Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.