donation Illumina Q1 Revenues Grow 27 Percent The San Diego-based firm made $105 million in continuation payments to Grail and raised $1 billion in bond issuances during the quarter. Broad Institute Launches Schmidt Center to Merge Biology, Machine Learning Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and wife Wendy Schmidt donated $150 million to endow the center, which will convene international academic and commercial collaborators. UCLA Receives $29M Donation for Precision Genomic Medicine The gift from philanthropists Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg will support a new center within UCLA's Institute for Precision Health and a patient clinic. Henry Ford Health System Receives $25M Donation for Precision Cancer Medicine The health system said the donation will be used to advance its translational cancer research and build a dedicated Precision Health Center. BGI Distributes More Than 230K Coronavirus Test Kits The Shenzhen Mammoth Public Welfare Foundation, which BGI sponsors, has also raised funding to purchase PCR and automate sample preparation instruments. Dec 5, 2019 Amgen Gifts $1M to Keck Graduate Institute for Genomics Education Center May 23, 2019 New York Genome Center Gets $125M Gift from Simons Foundation, Carson Family Charitable Trust Jan 25, 2019 Biomedicine, Genomics Priorities at New UVA School of Data Science Premium Dec 7, 2018 Illumina Donates Genotyping Arrays to All of Us Research Program Aug 2, 2017 Zuckerberg-Chan Gift is Watershed Moment for UCSF Bioinformatics Premium Jun 24, 2015 Sanford-Burnham Receives $100M Donation, Changes Name May 26, 2015 Inova Lands $50M Gift for Personalized Oncology Research Jan 30, 2015 U of Huddersfield Launches £1 million Genomics Research Center May 8, 2013 Murdock Institute Receives $50M Donation Jan 28, 2013 Children's Mercy Lands $1M for Clinical Sequencing Center Jan 23, 2013 Salk Lands $42M Grant to Launch Genomic Medicine Center Jan 21, 2013 Princess Margaret Personalized Medicine Effort Reaps $50M Gift Nov 19, 2012 Prostate Cancer Foundation Gets $7M Donation for Dream Team Project Oct 15, 2012 Einstein Lands $3M for Longevity, Aging Center Aug 23, 2012 Canary Foundation Gets $8.5M in Gifts Nov 10, 2011 Dell Supports TGen's Pediatric Cancer Project with Cloud Mar 11, 2011 Yale Lands $12M for Brain Cancer Genomics Research Jan 4, 2011 Johns Hopkins Receives $30M Gift to Build Center Housing Personalized Medicine Research Dec 16, 2010 Baylor Receives $4.75M for Centers for Metagenomics, Metabolomics Dec 9, 2010 U of Western Australia Gets $1M Gift for Sequencing Equipment Load More Breaking News Lander, Collins Offer Vision for Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health LetsGetChecked Partners With California Department of Public Health for COVID-19 Sequencing BTIG Initiates Coverage of Berkeley Lights With Buy Rating Quest Diagnostics to Offer Biocept's Target Selector NGS Lung Cancer Test Novacyt 2020 Revenues Surge on Strong Demand for SARS-CoV-2 Testing Products Leidos Wins CDC Bioinformatics Contract Worth up to $13M The Scan Could Cost Billions NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars. Not Quite Sent The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post. DTC Regulation Proposals A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports. PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.