USC PNAS Papers on GWAS False Discovery, PRAMEF2 Role in Tumorigenesis, RNA Virus Reverse Genetics In PNAS this week: strategy to account for GWAS false-discovery rates, role of PRAMEF2 in cancer development, and more. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Risk Linked to Genetically Mediated Increase in Lymphocyte Count A team led by researchers at the University of Southern California analyzed genetic links between blood cell traits and ALL susceptibility in children. Nature Papers Present Method to Uncover Differential RNA Modifications, Neutrophils in Innate Immune Response In Nature this week: computational approach to identifying differential RNA modifications, and more. PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more. NIH Earmarks $38M for Consortium Studying Polygenic Risk Scores in Diverse Populations The consortium aims to develop and evaluate methods for calculating polygenic risk scores for specific diseases, particularly for people of different ancestries. Jul 10, 2020 Paragon Genomics Betting Updated SARS-CoV-2 NGS Kit Will Enable High-Throughput Research, Testing Premium Feb 11, 2020 Healthcare Providers Try New Ways to Share Genetic Test Results With Patients, but Pitfalls Remain Premium Oct 18, 2019 10x Genomics Describes Capabilities of Visium Spatial Genomics Product Ahead of Release Premium Apr 1, 2019 AACR Meeting Opens With Focus on Personalized Cancer Care Through Technological Convergence Dec 13, 2018 PsychENCODE Studies Explore Brain Development, Neuropsychiatric Regulatory Features May 14, 2018 Early Spatial Mutation Patterns May Affect Colorectal Cancer Invasiveness Mar 21, 2018 Potential Contributors to Extreme Morning Sickness Identified With Help of 23andMe Data Nov 22, 2017 Multiple Myeloma Patients of African, European Ancestries Harbor Different Gene Mutations Nov 1, 2017 NIH Awards Grants Supporting Social Epigenomics Research Sep 22, 2017 Verge Genomics Forms ALS Research Collaboration Jun 13, 2017 USC, EntroGen Partner on Lung Cancer Liquid Biopsy Study Mar 30, 2017 NIH Awards Gene Ontology Consortium $2.7M to Improve Knowledgebase Nov 23, 2016 Epigenetic Differences in Pediatric Brain Cancer Linked to Poorer Prognosis Jul 12, 2016 Trovagene, USC Collaborate on Deployment of Urine-Based Liquid Biopsy Test Jul 1, 2016 Chinese Genome Assembled From Long-Read Sequence Data Nov 10, 2015 USC, Sangamo Scientists Show Improved ZFN Activity in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Genome Editing Nov 6, 2015 HTG Updates NGS Assay Pipeline; Academic Partners Working on microRNA-Based Ovarian Cancer Subtyping Jul 10, 2015 ORIEN Cancer Data Network Adds Rutgers, USC, Morehouse as Collaborators Sep 26, 2014 USC, UM, Broad Team on $16M NIMH Project to Create Psychiatric Genomics Resource Aug 28, 2014 Keck Graduate Institute-led Team Begins New NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Tuberculosis MDx Premium 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.