NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The genome sequencing study of an ancient Siberian individual, described online today in Nature, suggests that a population with ties to present-day western European populations that once lived in the region contributed ancestry to early Native American populations prior to their arrival in the New World.

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In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture in Brazilians, characterization of novel double-stranded RNA mycovirus, and more.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.