University of Groningen Consortium Catalogs Variants Affecting Blood Gene Expression Members of the eQTLGen Consortium turned to data for almost 31,700 individuals to define local and distant expression quantitative trait loci affecting gene expression in the blood. Cell Papers Genome of Ancient Woman From Romania, Translatome Analysis of Tomatoes In Cell this week: genomic analysis suggests high genetic diversity among Early Upper Paleolithic humans in Europe, ribosome-associated mRNAs in tomatoes examined, and more. Microbial Fingerprints, Health Insights Gleaned From Individual Gut Microbiome Dynamics With gut microbiome data for individuals sampled four years apart, researchers saw stable and unstable gut microbial species, including those linked to host phenotypes. Nature Studies Present Single-Cell Map of Cell Cycle, Approach Identifies Cancer Treatment Resistance Pathways, More In Nature this week: spatiotemporally resolved map of the human cell cycle, folding single-cell RNA sequencing into cancer drug studies, and more. Genetic Variants Influence Cardiac Features Captured By Electrocardiograms, Study Finds The University of Groningen-led team further uncovered variants associated with risk of dilated cardiomyopathy. Dec 19, 2018 Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome Show Differences in Gut Microbiomes Nov 1, 2018 Chronic Infection Genetic Risk Loci Point to Immune, Metabolic Pathways Sep 24, 2018 Genetics, Gut Microbes Linked to Blood Levels of Cardiovascular Disease-Related Proteins Jun 27, 2018 Lifestyle, Genetics Independently Predict Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes Risk Mar 1, 2018 Heart Rate GWAS Provides Insight on Exercise Response, Recovery Oct 31, 2016 Resting Heart Rate Linked to Overall Mortality Through Dozens of Genetic Loci Oct 7, 2016 Haplotype-Resolved Structural Variant Map Highlights Complexity of Human Genome Sep 23, 2016 Strand-Seq Analytical Pipeline Developed for Direct Haplotyping Premium Jun 3, 2016 Tumor Karyotype Heterogeneity May Predict Outcomes, Inform Treatment Options, Dutch Team Finds Premium May 19, 2016 CRISPR/Cas9 Takes Root in Core Facilities Worldwide Premium May 18, 2016 Netherlands Considers Patients' Preferences, Feasibility of Expanded Carrier Screening Premium Apr 28, 2016 Gut Microbiome Makeup Influenced by Medication Use, Other Factors Jan 27, 2016 Seagrass Genome Elucidates How Flowering Plant Re-adapted to Marine Environment Sep 9, 2013 Study Links GWAS Risk Loci to Distant Gene Expression Oct 27, 2009 In Some European Clinical Cytogenetic Labs, Arrays Have Become Primary Sample-Analysis Tool Premium Feb 4, 2009 Ovarian Cancer Prognostic Signature Reveals Key Pathways Breaking News Analysis Finds Sibling Cascade Testing Could Be Cost Effective in Pediatric Cancer Armonica Technologies Closes $2M Series B Financing Round Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests; California Cancer Testing Law; More In Brief This Week: The Jackson Laboratory, CareDx, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Grail, Foundation Medicine, Personalis, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: NanoString, Sophia Genetics, EliTech, Lybe Scientific, More The Scan J&J Booster Support A US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted to support a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the Los Angeles Times. To Keep the Cases Moving The president of the UK Royal College of Pathologists tells the Financial Times that more investment is needed to tackle a backlog of cases. NAS Expels Archaeologist Science reports Luis Jaime Castillo Butters' expulsion is the first of an international member from the US National Academy of Sciences. PLOS Papers on Angelman Syndrome-Like Cases, Salmonella Paratyphi A, SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil In PLOS this week: exome sequencing analysis of Angelman syndrome-like cases, genetic epidemiology of Salmonella Paratyphi A, and more.