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MyGene2 holds cases from 1,225 families, submitted by 880 user accounts, which include 723 unique genes, among them many new disease genes.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.

Despite years of experience of returning genetic test results, clinicians and researchers are still faced with many questions, such as what to do about VUS and secondary findings.

DNA Takeover

University of Washington researchers show that malware can be encoded into DNA, according to the Atlantic.

The consortium aims to advance the use of genomics in the clinic, with a particular  focus on diverse and underserved patient populations.

UW Fires Prof

The University of Washington has fired a tenured professor following an investigation into sexual harassment, Buzzfeed News reports.

New Hybrid Beer Yeast

University of Washington researchers uncover a new hybrid yeast in a beer sample, according to ScienceInsider.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: link between immune-related DNA elements and Alzheimer's, population patterns in ancient Portugal, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.

Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers have received a grant to combine biology and computer science for high school students.

In Nature this week: variants associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder, review of key CRISPR enzymes, and more.