University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign PNAS Studies on Belgian Neanderthals, Great Dane Genome, HIV Latency-Promoting Agent Screen In PNAS this week: Neanderthals lived in Belgium until around 40,600 to 44,200 years ago, new Great Dane genome assembly, and more. Time Lost Researcher-parents, especially mothers of small children, have lost research time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Genome Research Reports on Breast Cancer Insights from Dog Tumors, Mosquito Small RNAs, More In Genome Research this week: transcriptome analysis of canine mammary tumors, collection of small RNAs found in disease-spreading mosquitoes, and more. Shipwrecked Tusks Analyzed A shipwreck has given researchers a glimpse into the elephants living in West Africa hundreds of years ago, Gizmodo reports. NIH Kicks Off Second Stage of 4D Nucleome Program With $142M in Research Grants The first stage generated a range of tools and resources for studying the nucleus in time and space including publicly available datasets and software. May 31, 2018 Ancient Genome Studies Provide Insights on Early Migrations Into Americas, Iceland Nov 16, 2017 Genomes of Placid Killer Bees in Puerto Rico Show High Levels of Genetic Diversity Nov 1, 2017 NIH Awards Grants Supporting Social Epigenomics Research Jun 8, 2017 Paleogenomic Analysis Places Ancient Eurasian Elephant Within African Lineages Aug 5, 2016 New Algorithm Simultaneously Identifies Structural Variants, Copy Number Changes in Cancer Genomes Premium Jun 16, 2016 Blue Waters Supercomputer Supporting Development of Genotyping Chip for African Populations Premium Nov 2, 2015 Team Digs Into Pineapple Genome for Clues to Water-Efficient Photosynthesis Jul 7, 2015 University of Illinois, Stanford Awarded $1.3M to Develop Data Compression Software Jun 3, 2015 U of Illinois Scientists Discover How TALENs Find Their Way Around the Genome Dec 11, 2014 Based on 48 Genomes, New Avian Family Tree Provides Surprising Insights into Bird Evolution May 16, 2013 Genomics in the Journals: May 16, 2013 Sep 11, 2012 NASA to Provide $8M for U of Illinois Genomics Effort Jun 4, 2012 Consortium Releases Pear Genome Data Feb 28, 2012 Intel Team Developing Electrical Detection Method with Eye Toward Single-Molecule Sequencing Premium Nov 21, 2011 Archon Genomics X Prize Begins Recruiting Players, Centenarians Oct 4, 2011 Univ. of Illinois Wins $3.2M for Integrated Genomic Research Training Aug 8, 2011 International Group Sequences Genome of Arabidopsis Relative Adapted to Extreme Conditions Sep 28, 2010 Univ. of Illinois Teams with Mayo, JCVI on Preterm Birth Predictors Jun 22, 2010 International Team Sequences Body Louse Genome Jun 22, 2010 Mayo, Univ. of Illinois Form Research Alliance 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.