This Week in PNAS

A National Human Genome Research Institute-led team considers sequence variations in clonal fibroblast cell lines and induced pluripotent stem cells generated from skin fibroblast cultures. The researchers used a combination of exome sequencing and SNP genotyping to identify variant differences between fibroblast subclones and induced pluripotent stem cell lines compared to those found in the fibroblast populations used to produce them.

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The US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have proposed changing gene therapy oversight, the Associated Press reports.

Nature News reports that the Salk Institute has asked for the scope of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against it to be narrowed.

CNBC reports that the sequencing startup Veritas aims to sequence individuals who fall at extremes.

In PLOS this week: genotyping of indigenous North African goats, program to simulate evolve and resequencing studies, and more.