long non-coding RNAs Long-Read Sequencing Emerges as Useful Tool to Study RNA Isoforms Premium While short-read sequencing is still essential for studying RNA and gene expression, new methods are providing a sharper picture of transcript variants. NCI Grants $1.9M to Roswell Park to Study Molecular Race-Based Breast Cancer Disparities The grant will fund an investigation into long noncoding RNA and the role it plays in differing prognoses between Black and white breast cancer patients. Dart-seq Leads New Methods to Sequence Transcriptome Methylation Patterns Premium A new sequencing-based method developed by Duke University's Kate Meyer is one of several that can detect RNA methylation without the use of antibodies. Nucleic Acids Research Studies Explore the Hidden Proteome, More In Nucleic Acids Research this week: the hidden human proteome, single-cell-based expression signatures, and more. PNAS Papers Identify Splice Site Mutation in Immunodeficiency Condition, More In PNAS this week: intronic STAT3 splice site linked to autosomal dominant primary immunodeficiency condition, human B lymphocyte changes following Epstein-Barr virus exposure, and more. Sep 18, 2018 Long Noncoding RNAs Classified Based on Sequence Motifs Sep 11, 2018 UMich Researcher Wins $6.5M NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Jun 20, 2018 Fat Tissue Sequencing Leads to LincRNA With Ties to Obesity, Metabolism May 29, 2018 Long Non-Coding RNA Could Serve as Treatment Target for Prostate Cancer May 10, 2018 RNA, Chromatin Interaction Mapping Approach Presented at Biology of Genomes May 24, 2017 Novel Long Non-Coding RNA Affects Metastasis in Colon Cancer Mar 1, 2017 Atlas of Long Non-Coding RNAs Suggests Many Are Functional Jun 2, 2016 Transient Transcriptome Sequencing Approach Offers Glimpse of Fleeting RNAs May 26, 2016 LincRNA Linked to Risk of Pneumococcal Bloodstream Infection in Kenyan Children Mar 29, 2016 Qiagen Makes $100M Bid to Acquire Exiqon Mar 23, 2016 Study Links New Long Non-Coding RNA to Melanoma Oct 12, 2015 Penn Scientists Lead Study Characterizing lncRNAs in Human Cancers Nov 18, 2014 Study Sees Transcriptional Differences in Mouse, Human Tissues Oct 15, 2014 Researchers Explore Using Long Non-coding RNAs as Non-invasive Marker for Prostate Cancer Testing Premium Sep 13, 2012 Genotyping/Sequencing Combination Identifies Glioma Risk Variant with Possible miRNA Role Premium Apr 22, 2010 Stanford, Life Tech Researchers Elucidate Role of Non-Coding RNA in Cancer Metastasis Premium 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.