University of Michigan Science Papers Present Proteo-Genomic Map of Human Health, Brain Tumor Target, Tool to Infer CNVs In Science this week: gene-protein-disease map, epigenomic and transcriptomic approach highlights potential therapeutic target for gliomas, and more PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more. Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast, Prostate Cancer Adaptable for Cross-Ancestry Use, Study Shows The researchers said the approach could be a short-term measure while genetic studies of more diverse ancestral populations are performed. Researchers Call for Investment in Direct RNA Sequencing Premium Current RNA-seq methods that use cDNA conversion are missing important information in SARS-CoV-2 genomes and other significant RNA molecules, researchers say. Nature Papers Examine Single-Cell, Multi-Omic SARS-CoV-2 Response; Flatfish Sequences; More In Nature this week: single-cell, multi-omics analysis provides insight into COVID-19 pathogenesis, evolution of flatfish, and more. Jun 30, 2020 RenalytixAI Inks Kidney Disease Dx Deals With University of Michigan, Global Pharmaceutical Firm May 31, 2020 Germline Results From Tumor-Normal Sequencing Guides Precision Therapy in Advanced Cancer Patients May 19, 2020 UMich Online Tool Aims to Improve Identification of Patients With Hereditary Cancer Risk Premium Jan 8, 2020 Obesity Polygenic Risk Score Relatively Poor Predictor of Midlife BMI in Longitudinal Study Oct 16, 2019 Cytek Pushing Boundaries of Flow Cytometry With Updated Spectral Analyzer Premium Jul 31, 2019 Finnish Exomes Yield New Trait, Disease Associations Involving Rare, Deleterious Variants Jun 14, 2019 Genes for Good Project Seeks Funding, Collaborations to Advance Use of Genetic Database Premium Jun 6, 2019 TAPUR Study Investigators Report First Positive Findings, Pursuing Tissue-Agnostic Cohorts Premium May 28, 2019 Microfluidic Device Enables CTC Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Premium May 22, 2019 Rare Type 2 Diabetes Risk Variants Identified in Exome Sequencing Study May 14, 2019 Sequencing Method Detects Previously Unseen RNA Fragments in Plasma Premium Apr 2, 2019 AACR Liquid Biopsy Studies Demonstrate Diversity of Methods for Early Cancer Detection Premium Feb 7, 2019 Cancer-Associated Circular RNAs Catalogued Across Tumor Types Sep 11, 2018 UMich Researcher Wins $6.5M NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Sep 4, 2018 Diverticular Disease GWAS Leads to Dozens of New Risk Loci Jul 30, 2018 Massive Atrial Fibrillation GWAS Leads to 80 New Risk Loci Jul 3, 2018 Surgeon Attitudes Influence Genetic Testing Rates of Breast Cancer Patients Jun 28, 2018 Dog, Wolf Genome Analysis Uncovers Genes Linked to Domestication Process May 29, 2018 Long Non-Coding RNA Could Serve as Treatment Target for Prostate Cancer May 17, 2018 Several Cancer Types Significantly Tied to Polygenic Risk Scores in New PheWAS Load More 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.