This story has been updated to include comments from an outside researcher.

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – By sequencing the immune repertoires of more than 600 individuals, Adaptive Biotechnologies was able to identify a set of T cell receptor sequences associated with cytomegalovirus exposure. Those T cell receptor sequences were present at elevated levels in individuals exposed to the virus and absent in those who were not exposed.

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.

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