ACMG ACMG Updates Carrier Screening Recommendations for Autosomal Recessive, X-Linked Conditions The updated ACMG guidelines on carrier screening recommended a consistent and more equitable approach to testing. ACMG Recommends Sequencing as Test for Children With Intellectual Disability, Congenital Anomalies An American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics working group conducted a systematic review of the literature to develop its recommendation. ACMG Updates Gene List for Labs Reporting Clinical Sequencing Secondary Findings The list, which ACMG plans to now update annually, currently includes 73 genes for which it recommends laboratories report findings. ACMG Presentation Highlights Broad Institute's Massive Expansion of COVID-19 Testing Program The Broad's clinical research sequencing lab now runs 135,000 tests each day and routinely tests more than 100 higher education sites and 40 schools in the state. Columbia University-led Study Highlights Bionano Optical Genome Mapping Concordance with Cytogenetics Bionano Genomics called the study, presented this week at the American College for Medical Genetics meeting, an "incredibly important milestone" for the company. Apr 16, 2021 People in the News: New Appointments at ACMG, InterVenn Biosciences, Castle Biosciences, More Apr 16, 2021 Team Tracks Genetic Factors Linked to Severe COVID-19, Other Viral Infections in Children Apr 15, 2021 At ACMG, Mechanism for Common Breast Cancer Locus Proposed From Functional Analysis Apr 15, 2021 Study of Sudden Unexpected Death in Children Reveals New Genetic Factors Mar 16, 2021 DNA-Based Screening, Effective Clinical Care Must Be Combined to Improve Health, ACMG Says Feb 24, 2021 ACMG Lobbying State Legislatures on Genetic Counselors' Scope of Practice Draws Criticism Premium Oct 30, 2020 ESHG, ACMG Differ Starkly in Recommendations for Reporting Secondary Findings From Genomic Tests Premium Jul 14, 2020 Dante Labs Software Nabs CE Mark for Interpretation of Whole-Genome Sequencing Data Jun 1, 2020 ACMG Offers Guidance on Incorporating Genomic Data into Electronic Health Records May 21, 2020 Q&A: ACMG Work Group Hoping to Spark Discussion on Reporting Germline Findings From Tumor Testing May 5, 2020 Invitae Study Finds Germline Risk Variants in Wide Range of Prostate Cancer Patients Feb 11, 2020 Genetic Counselors Medicare Payment Bill Gaining Support Despite 'Scope of Practice' Disagreement Premium Feb 5, 2020 Medical Organizations Form Reproductive Genetics Technology Consortium Jan 8, 2020 ACMG Develops Framework for Use of Fetal Genomic Sequencing Dec 12, 2019 Universal Genetic Testing in Breast Cancer May Result in More Harm Than Good, Experts Worry Premium Dec 12, 2019 ACMG Suggests Docs Evaluate All Breast Cancer Patients for Genetic Risk Test Suitability Nov 13, 2019 ACMG, ClinGen Publish Recommendations for Interpretation, Reporting of CNVs Apr 12, 2019 PerkinElmer Steps Into Consumer Genomics Space With GenePrism Test Premium Apr 8, 2019 Cancer Sequencing Finds Germline Risk Variants in Many CHOP Pediatric Cancer Cases Apr 8, 2019 Expanded Germline Panel Testing in Cancer Patients Catches Risk Variants Missed by Focused Tests Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.