Africa 54gene Raises $25M in Series B Round 54gene was founded in 2019 to gather genomic, phenotypic, and other data relevant to Africans to improve healthcare in this population. 2021 Ebola Outbreak Resulted From Viral Latency, Reactivation, Genomic Study Finds Sequencing and phylogenetic analysis indicated that a 2021 Ebola outbreak is closely related to a previous epidemic that ended in 2016. PNAS Papers on Peanut Genetics, Acute Kidney Injury Protection, Colorectal Cancer Carcinogenesis In PNAS this week: wild peanut genes uncovered in crops, protection from kidney injury, and more. BC Platforms, African Institute of Everyone Genome Form Genome Data Management Alliance The African Institute of Everyone Genome aims to collect genomic data on millions of African individuals to help advance drug development. Cell Papers Examine Rise of SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Kākāpō Genomes, Malaria Parasite Sequencing In Cell this week: convergent evolution among SARS-CoV-2 viral variants, endangered kākāpō genome sequence, and more. Aug 18, 2021 Data Privacy Concerns Top of Mind for Planned African Genome Project Premium Jul 23, 2021 In Brief This Week: Caribou Biosciences, AnchorDx, Neogen, Microbiome Insights, More Jul 13, 2021 Hyrax Biosciences, Roche Diagnostics Form SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing Tech Alliance Jun 14, 2021 Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event Jun 10, 2021 Rockefeller Foundation Funds Global Pathogen Sequencing With $20M, Forms Collaborations Jun 9, 2021 Novel Locus Tied to Rheumatic Heart Disease in Black Africans Jun 3, 2021 Shoreline Biome Inks Distribution Deal With Inqaba Biotec for Sub-Saharan Africa May 19, 2021 Yourgene, Alliance Global Sign Distribution Deal for Middle East, Africa May 7, 2021 In Brief This Week: Ginkgo Bioworks, Novacyt, Viome, and More Apr 28, 2021 Sequencing Analysis Traces Origins of Malaria-Causing Parasite to Southeast Asia Mar 26, 2021 Low-Coverage Sequencing Effectively IDs Novel Variants in Underrepresented Populations Mar 10, 2021 Agena Inks MassArray Distribution Deal for Middle East, Africa, Central Asia Mar 9, 2021 SARS-Co-V-2 Sequencing Studies Elucidate Intrahost Diversity, Spread of New Lineage Feb 26, 2021 In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Invitae, and More Feb 5, 2021 In Brief This Week: Hologic, PercayAI, Guardant Health, and More Feb 2, 2021 SARS-CoV-2 Genome Sequencing Study Identifies 16 Viral Lineages in South Africa Jan 27, 2021 Proteomic Analysis of Ancient Teeth Points to Dairy Consumption in Africa Thousands of Years Ago Jan 11, 2021 After Year of Scaling Up, Africa's 54gene Seeks Research Projects, Pharma Partnerships Premium Nov 19, 2020 FNIH Panel on Gene Drive Regulation Emphasizes Need for Local Community Engagement Premium Nov 2, 2020 Epilepsy Exomes From Epi25 Project Lead to Mutation-Intolerant Gene Regions Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.