This week I left the “call to action” tweet at the top–你可以 vote for GenBank every day in August. And I know it’s September now, but I wanted to go and check–and they made it to the final four! So go vote for GenBank some more. Same link works fine. Other things this week: NYTimes shows more stories of people whose recreational genomics endeavors reveal family secrets. One of them is what’s in the reference genome? I don’t think the answer came up completely clearly, but it reminds me I want to look into that again. The breakthrough cancer diagnostics kit is approved. The girlfriend meme. And one more example of how far ahead agriculture is on genomics.
欢迎来到我们的链接集合星期五功能: SNPpets. 一周之内，我们遇到了很多链接和读取，我们认为很有趣, 但不要到一个博客帖子. 在这里，他们是您的享受…
— 史蒂芬Salzberg (@ StevenSalzberg1) 八月 1, 2017
With a Simple DNA Test, Family Histories Are Rewritten https://t.co/JhKigFdmra There are stories coming out all the time.
— mem_somerville (@ mem_somerville) 八月 28, 2017
— Michael Schatz (@ Mike_schatz) 八月 28, 2017
This seems to be the answer:
Green at al Science 2010 (Neanderthal paper) shows it's about half African about half European
— Jay Shendure (@JShendure) 八月 29, 2017
— 自然生物技术 (@ NatureBiotech) 八月 29, 2017
But now that I'm here… pic.twitter.com/ksrYC4vvvZ
— 米克·沃森 (@ BioMickWatson) 八月 28, 2017
— Alison Van Eenennaam (@BioBeef) 八月 30, 2017