University of Chicago PNAS Papers on Turkish Populations, Pericentromeric Non-Coding RNA, Global Genome Repair In PNAS this week: admixture and variation in the Turkish population, pericentromeric non-coding DNA alterations in cellular senescence, and more. Nature Papers Discuss Ways to Consider Dropout, Missing Data; Simulation of SARS-CoV-2 Proteins In Nature this week: inconsistent use of "dropout" and "missing data" terminology in single-cell RNA sequencing data discussions, and more. Dental Plaque Microbes Genetically More Similar to Those of Soil Than Nearby Tongue Based on their findings, the researchers hypothesized that the plaque microbiome acted as a "stepping stone" for environmental bacteria to adapt to a host. University of Chicago Program Aims to Improve Knowledge Transfer for PGx Testing Premium The program uses an informatics system that converts genotype results to "traffic lights" telling clinicians whether a drug is acceptable for a certain patient. Genome Biology Studies Look at T-ALL Relapse, Single-Cell Transcriptome Atlas, STARR-seq Software In Genome Biology this week: relapse-linked mutations in T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, single-cell atlas of human tissue transcriptomes, and more. Oct 15, 2019 Dart-seq Leads New Methods to Sequence Transcriptome Methylation Patterns Premium Jun 28, 2019 Influence of Some eQTLs During Development Is Short, But Could Have Lasting Effects Jun 3, 2019 Lynparza Delays Progression in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Patients With Germline BRCA Mutations Premium Dec 20, 2018 CancerIQ Seeks to Streamline Genetic Risk Screening Premium Nov 14, 2018 Bio-Rad Awarded $24M in 10x Genomics Patent Infringement Lawsuit Nov 8, 2018 Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Human Migrations in the Americas Sep 18, 2018 Genomic Analysis of Present-Day Sardinians Shows Significant Influence From Neolithic Sources Aug 28, 2018 Study Links Food Preservative to Newly Detected Histone Modification Aug 22, 2018 Study of Breast Cancer Risk Genes in Nigerian Women Suggests Benefits of Genetic Screening May 4, 2018 Study Uncovers Curable Molecular Subtype of Colorectal Cancers Metastasized to Liver Mar 22, 2018 UVA-Led Group Using NCI Grant to ID Common Genetic Mechanisms Affecting Cancer Risk Premium Nov 6, 2017 NIH Awards $9M in Funding to Support Data Commons Pilot Phase Oct 25, 2017 Viral Evolution Data Improves Predictions of Flu Season Severity Oct 11, 2017 Studies Elucidate Impact of Genetic Variants on Gene Expression in Human Tissues Jun 22, 2017 Tempus, University of Chicago Medicine Partner on Pancreatic Cancer Study May 24, 2017 Microbiome Study Maps How Bacteria Spread in New Chicago Hospital Over a Year Premium Mar 24, 2017 ACMG Talk Highlights Importance of Detecting Rare, Monogenic Forms of Diabetes Mar 16, 2017 Tempus, University of Chicago Medicine Partner on Breast Cancer Sequencing Project Oct 25, 2016 Purdue Team Awarded $3.8M NIH Grant to Upgrade Metagenomics Data System Oct 17, 2016 White House Unveils New Initiatives to Advance Cancer Moonshot 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 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.