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 SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.