University of Montreal Genome Research Studies on Primate Evolution, Gene Fusions, Expression Prediction In Genome Research this week: selection on cognition genes in primates, algorithm to find gene fusions, and more. Blood Cell Traits Linked to Individual Loci, Polygenic Contributors in International Studies Two new papers have identified thousands of genetic loci with ties to more than two-dozen blood cell traits in individuals from up to five ancestry groups. Preprints During Lockdown New analyses indicate female researchers are publishing less during the coronavirus pandemic than male researchers, according to Nature News. Genome Research Papers Describe New Coding Sequences, Mitochondrial Copy Number Method, More In Genome Research this week: new tool to identify protein coding sequences, droplet digital PCR-based assay to quantify mitochondrial DNA, and more. Polygenic Risk Scores Predict Heart Disease in French-Canadian Cohort The two genome-wide scores to predict coronary artery disease risk, which were developed using UK Biobank data, were also valid in French-Canadians. Nov 5, 2015 Dinoflagellate Genome Sequenced in Search of Coral Symbiosis Insights Sep 25, 2015 U of Montreal Team Develops Fast Electrochemical Sensor for Multiplexed Protein Marker Detection Premium Feb 3, 2015 Exome Sequencing Uncovers Gene Linked to Idiopathic Scoliosis Oct 9, 2014 Genomics in the Journals Oct 9, 2014 Oct 14, 2011 Canadian Ovarian Cancer Biomarker Project Funded with C$5M Jul 13, 2011 Family Trio Exome Study Suggests Role for De Novo Mutations in Schizophrenia Premium Jun 13, 2011 1000 Genomes Researchers Find Variable Germline Mutation Rates in Humans May 18, 2011 Montreal Researchers Win Leukemia, Lymphoma Grants Feb 7, 2011 Meta-analysis Uncovers Dozens of New Ulcerative Colitis Risk Variants Feb 1, 2010 International Team Publishes Malaria Parasite GWAS 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.